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Zielinski Name Meaning

Polish (Zielinski): from zielony ‘green’, in various senses, or from ziolo ‘herb’. As a Polish name it seems primarily to have been a nickname for a person with a sickly ‘greenish’ complexion. It may also have been a nickname for someone who habitually dressed in green, or who was ‘green’ in the sense of being immature or inexperienced. Additionally, it may be a habitational name from any of many place named with this word, Zielin, Zielenec, Zielince, etc. It is also well established as a surname in Germany. Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from places in Poland called Zielona or Zielonka; the place name derives from a root meaning ‘green’.

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


Similar surnames: Bielinski, Zelinski, Zieminski, Sieminski, Lipinski, Kilinski

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Zielinski Family Origin

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Zielinski Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Zielinski family was Harness Maker. The most common Zielinski occupation in the USA was Laborer. 38% of Zielinski's were Laborers. Laborer, Barber and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zielinski.

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  • Laborer

    38%
  • Barber

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Harness Maker

    13%

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Passenger List

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Zielinski Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Zielinski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Zielinski in 1941 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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