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Kalinski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland) (Kaliński): habitational name for someone from a place called Kalina or Kalinka named with Polish kalina ‘snowball tree guelder rose’ or from a place called Kaliń now Kaleń named with kaleń ‘pool puddle’. Jewish (from Lithuania Belarus and Ukraine): habitational name for someone from a place called Kalinya Kalno or Kalenna (compare 1 above); also a variant of Kolinski

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

Similar surnames: Kulinski, Kaminski, Malinski, Galinski, Babinski, Kilinski

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Where is the Kalinski family from?

You can see how Kalinski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kalinski family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kalinski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Kalinski families living in Louisiana. This was about 71% of all the recorded Kalinski's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Kalinski families in 1880.
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What did your Kalinski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kalinski. 55% of Kalinski men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Kalinski women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kalinski were Salesman and Housework. .

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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
  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kalinski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kalinski 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 875 immigration records available for the last name Kalinski. 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 539 military records available for the last name Kalinski. For the veterans among your Kalinski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kalinski lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kalinski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kalinski in 1964 was 72, and 65 in 2004.

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