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Slansky Family History

Slansky Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Slánský): habitational name from Slaný in Bohemia.

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

Similar surnames: Lansky, Plansky, Skalsky, Polansky, Stransky, Belinsky, Lesky

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Where is the Slansky family from?

You can see how Slansky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Slansky family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Slansky families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Slansky families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Slansky's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Slansky families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Slansky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Slansky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Slansky. 50% of Slansky men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Slansky women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Slansky were Mechanic 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

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Painter
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Packer
  • Stenographer
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What Slansky family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Slansky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Slansky 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 176 immigration records available for the last name Slansky. 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 105 military records available for the last name Slansky. For the veterans among your Slansky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Slansky lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2003, in the United States, Slansky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Slansky in 1955 was 52, and 85 in 2003.

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