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Solinski Family History

Solinski Name Meaning

Polish (Solinski) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Solina in Krosno voivodeship or Soliny in Suwalki voivodeship (both named from sól ‘salt’). This surname is also established in German-speaking countries.

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


Similar surnames: Wolinski, Dolinski, Smolinski, Sowinski, Olinski, Sosinski, Golinski

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Where is the Solinski family from?

You can see how Solinski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Solinski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Solinski families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Solinski families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Solinski's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Solinski families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Solinski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Solinski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Solinski. 40% of Solinski men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Solinski women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Solinski were Farmer and Maid.

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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
    40%
  • Coal Miner
    12%
  • Miner
    9%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    67%
  • Maid
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Solinski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Solinski 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 299 immigration records available for the last name Solinski. 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 374 military records available for the last name Solinski. For the veterans among your Solinski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Solinski lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Solinski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Solinski in 1954 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

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