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Zahorsky Family History

Zahorsky Name Meaning

Slovak and Czech (Záhorský): topographic name for someone who lived ‘on the other side of the hill’ composed of the elements za ‘beyond on the other side of’ + hora ‘hill’ + the locative suffix -ský or a habitational name for someone from any of various places named from the words za and hora such as Záhorce and Záhorie in Slovakia.

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


Similar surnames: Zagorski, Zahorik, Zaborski, Zamorski, Zaretsky, Zavesky, Zapolski

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Where is the Zahorsky family from?

You can see how Zahorsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zahorsky family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Zahorsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Zahorsky families living in Missouri. This was 100% of all the recorded Zahorsky's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Zahorsky families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zahorsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zahorsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zahorsky. 41% of Zahorsky men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Zahorsky women worked as a Clerk. .

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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
    41%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Carpenter
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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Census Records

There are 598 census records available for the last name Zahorsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zahorsky 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 173 immigration records available for the last name Zahorsky. 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 130 military records available for the last name Zahorsky. For the veterans among your Zahorsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zahorsky lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Zahorsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Zahorsky in 1951 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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