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Warshawsky Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the city of Warsaw (Polish Warszawa) which became the capital of Poland at the end of the 16th century after the destruction of Kraków by fire. Americanized form of Polish Warszawski a cognate of 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Warshaw, Warshauer, Olshansky, Marshak, Lashinsky, Markowski

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Where is the Warshawsky family from?

You can see how Warshawsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Warshawsky family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Warshawsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Warshawsky families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Warshawsky's in USA. New York had the highest population of Warshawsky families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Warshawsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Warshawsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Warshawsky. 14% of Warshawsky men worked as a Salesman and 31% of Warshawsky women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Warshawsky were Manager 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
    14%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    31%
  • Bookkeeper
    27%
  • Steno
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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Draft Cards

There are 543 military records available for the last name Warshawsky. For the veterans among your Warshawsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Warshawsky lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Warshawsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Warshawsky in 1962 was 79, and 71 in 2004.

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