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Wolsky Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Wolski . Altered form of Polish Wolski .

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

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

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Where is the Wolsky family from?

You can see how Wolsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wolsky family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Wolsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Wolsky families living in Dakota Territory. This was about 41% of all the recorded Wolsky's in USA. Dakota Territory had the highest population of Wolsky families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wolsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Wolsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wolsky. 20% of Wolsky men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Wolsky women worked as a Bookeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wolsky were Foreman and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Foreman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookeeper
  • Operator
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 1,000 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 Lists

There are 671 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 Cards

There are 407 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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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.

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