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Lusky Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): habitational name from the town of Luzhki or the village of Luski, now in Belarus. Perhaps also a reduced form of Irish McCluskey.

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


Similar surnames: Luskey, Lasky, Lesky, Lutsky, Lusby, Duskey, Gusky, Luks, Slutsky

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Where is the Lusky family from?

You can see how Lusky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lusky family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lusky families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Lusky family living in Mississippi. This was 100% of all the recorded Lusky's in the USA. Mississippi had the highest population of Lusky families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lusky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lusky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lusky. 29% of Lusky men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Lusky women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lusky were Gardener and Stenographer.

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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
    29%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Gardener
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Packer
    15%
  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lusky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lusky 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 402 immigration records available for the last name Lusky. 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 419 military records available for the last name Lusky. For the veterans among your Lusky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lusky lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lusky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Lusky in 1958 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

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