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Barsky Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine) and Ukrainian: habitational name for someone from the city of Bar, now in Ukraine. In the 16th century this was an important frontier fortress of the Polish Empire against the Turks and the Tartars, which in the 18th century became the center of a confederation. Its original name was Rów; it was given its present name in honor of the Italian city of Bari by Bona Sforza, Duchess of Bari, wife of King Zygmunt Stary (Sigismund the Old).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Barley, Lansky, Lubarsky, Boyarsky, Barski, Barsi, Belsky, Barak

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Barsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Barsky in 1948 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

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