Kaminsky Family History

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Kaminsky Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) and German: variant spelling of Kaminski.

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

Similar surnames: Kamensky, Kalinsky, Kaminski, Lapinsky, Kolinsky, Galinsky, Kamins

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Kaminsky Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Kaminsky name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Kaminsky. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • European Jewish


  • England & Wales


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Kaminsky Family Origin

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Kaminsky Family Occupations

What did your Kaminsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Book Binder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaminsky. The most common Kaminsky occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Kaminsky's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kaminsky family was Huckster.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Book Binder

  • Huckster


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

Kaminsky Historical Records

What Kaminsky family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Kaminsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaminsky 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Kaminsky. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kaminsky. For the veterans among your Kaminsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kaminsky Life Expectancy

What is the average Kaminsky lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Kaminsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kaminsky in 1945 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kaminsky

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kaminsky 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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