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Waleski Name Meaning

Polish: variant of Walewski and in North America probably also an altered form of this.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Maleski, Walski, Zaleski, Malewski, Malecki, Walicki, Walinski

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Where is the Waleski family from?

You can see how Waleski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Waleski family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Waleski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Waleski families living in Wisconsin. This was about 19% of all the recorded Waleski's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Waleski families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Waleski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Waleski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Waleski. 38% of Waleski men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Waleski women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Waleski were Janitor 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
  • Truck Driver
  • Farmer
  • Janitor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Typiststore
  • Packer
  • Maid
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What Waleski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 824 census records available for the last name Waleski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Waleski 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 97 immigration records available for the last name Waleski. 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 203 military records available for the last name Waleski. For the veterans among your Waleski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Waleski lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Waleski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Waleski in 1963 was 58, and 85 in 2004.

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