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Belski Family History

Belski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Bielski . Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Belsky . This is also a variant transliteration of the same Ukrainian and Belorussian name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bielski, Bilski, Belsky, Belka, Demski, Belkin, Wolski, Belson, Belke

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Where is the Belski family from?

You can see how Belski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Belski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Belski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Belski families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Belski's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Belski families in 1880.
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What did your Belski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner and Stitcher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Belski. 26% of Belski men worked as a Miner and 100% of Belski women worked as a Stitcher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Miner
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stitcher
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Belski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Belski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 429 immigration records available for the last name Belski. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 204 military records available for the last name Belski. For the veterans among your Belski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Belski lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Belski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Belski in 1961 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

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