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Osofsky Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Osowski .

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


Similar surnames: Orlowsky, Gorsky, Podolsky, Ostrosky, Kofsky, Borofsky, Osowski

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Where is the Osofsky family from?

You can see how Osofsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Osofsky family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Osofsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 17 Osofsky families living in New York. This was about 53% of all the recorded Osofsky's in USA. New York had the highest population of Osofsky families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Osofsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Osofsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Osofsky. 32% of Osofsky men worked as a Salesman and 60% of Osofsky women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Osofsky were Lawyer and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Salesman
    32%
  • Operator
    16%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Lawyer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    60%
  • Saleslady
    40%
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Census Records

There are 970 census records available for the last name Osofsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Osofsky 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 305 immigration records available for the last name Osofsky. 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 166 military records available for the last name Osofsky. For the veterans among your Osofsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Osofsky lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Osofsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Osofsky in 1958 was 41, and 90 in 2004.

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