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Jelinski Name Meaning

Polish (Jelinski): habitational name for someone from a place called Jelna in Lithuania, named with Polish jedla, jodla ‘fir tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Helinski, Kalinski, Zelinski, Zielinski, Olinski, Kulinski, Golinski

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Jelinski Family Origin

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Jelinski Family Occupations

What did your Jelinski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Jelinski. A less common occupation for the Jelinski family was Keeping House. The most common Jelinski occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Jelinski's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    17%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Jelinski ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Jelinski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jelinski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jelinski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jelinski. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Jelinski. For the veterans among your Jelinski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jelinski Life Expectancy

What is the average Jelinski lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Jelinski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Jelinski in 1959 was 54, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jelinski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jelinski ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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