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Wolski Name Meaning

Polish and Eastern German (of Slavic origin): habitational name for someone from one of many places called Wola, named in Latin as libera villa ‘free village’, i.e. a settlement which was awarded liberty or relieved from certain duties. Compare Zwolinski, also Villafranca.

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


Similar surnames: Wolsky, Molski, Walski, Poleski, Wolske, Wolanski, Borski, Koski

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Wolski Family Origin

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Wolski Family Occupations

What did your Wolski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wolski family was Works In Lumber Yard. The most common Wolski occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Wolski's were Farmers. Farmer, Coffee Roaster and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wolski.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Coffee Roaster

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Works In Lumber Yard

    14%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Wolski ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Wolski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wolski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Wolski. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Wolski. For the veterans among your Wolski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolski Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolski lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Wolski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Wolski in 1940 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolski ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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