Wolsky Family History

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Wolsky Name Meaning

Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from places in Ukraine and Belarus called Volya (Polish Wola) or Vol’ka (Polish Wólka).

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


Similar surnames: Wolski, Polsky, Kolsky, Dworsky, Molski, Belsky, Walski, Minsky

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Wolsky Family Origin

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Wolsky Family Occupations

What did your Wolsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wolsky family was Farmer Laborer Sawmill. The most common Wolsky occupation in the USA was Clothing Store. 33% of Wolsky's were Clothing Stores. Clothing Store and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Wolsky.

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  • Clothing Store

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farmer Laborer Sawmill

    33%

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

Wolsky Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wolsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolsky 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 Wolsky. 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 Wolsky. For the veterans among your Wolsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolsky Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolsky lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Wolsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wolsky in 1958 was 30, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wolsky

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wolsky 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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