Damsky Family History

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Damsky Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name from Polish damski or eastern Slavic damskij ‘of or relating to ladies’, most likely used for a tailor of ladies’ clothes.

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


Similar surnames: Dansky, Adamsky, Adamski, Demsky, Lasky, Barsky, Demski, Demske

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Damsky Family Origin

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Damsky Family Occupations

What did your Damsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Damsky. 12% of Damsky men worked as a Salesman and 11% of Damsky women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Damsky were Machine Operator and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    12%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Machine Operator
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    11%
  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Finisher
    8%
  • New Worker
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Damsky Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Damsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Damsky 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 465 immigration records available for the last name Damsky. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 223 military records available for the last name Damsky. For the veterans among your Damsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Damsky Life Expectancy

What is the average Damsky lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Damsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Damsky in 1952 was 52, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Damsky

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