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Bielski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from Biała Białe Bielsk Bielsko or various other places in Poland (and in Ukraine) with a name based on the Polish adjective biały ‘white’. Compare Belski Belsky and Polish Bilski .

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


Similar surnames: Sielski, Bielinski, Bieler, Bilski, Belsky, Zabielski, Zielinski

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Where is the Bielski family from?

You can see how Bielski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bielski family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Bielski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Bielski families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Bielski's in USA. New York had the highest population of Bielski families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bielski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bielski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bielski. 27% of Bielski men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Bielski women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bielski were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
    27%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    14%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Packer
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bielski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bielski 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bielski. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bielski. For the veterans among your Bielski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bielski lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Bielski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bielski in 1948 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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