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Damsky Family History

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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Where is the Damsky family from?

You can see how Damsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Damsky family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Damsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Damsky families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 75% of all the recorded Damsky's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Damsky families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Damsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Damsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Damsky. 28% of Damsky men worked as a Salesman and 22% of Damsky women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Damsky were Truck Driver and Finisher. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
    28%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Proprietor
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Clerk
    22%
  • Stationary
    15%
  • Finisher
    15%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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