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Dansky Family History

Dansky Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Danzig (see Danzig ) the suffix -ski denoting association with a place.

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


Similar surnames: Damsky, Lansky, Minsky, Lasky, Bransky, Dubsky, Barsky, Umansky

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Where is the Dansky family from?

You can see how Dansky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dansky family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Dansky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Dansky families living in Wisconsin. This was about 78% of all the recorded Dansky's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Dansky families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dansky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dansky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dansky. 25% of Dansky men worked as a Salesman and 22% of Dansky women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dansky were Clerk and Saleswoman. .

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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
    25%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Manager
    12%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    22%
  • Servant
    22%
  • Saleslady
    15%
  • Saleswoman
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dansky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dansky 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 406 immigration records available for the last name Dansky. 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 252 military records available for the last name Dansky. For the veterans among your Dansky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dansky lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Dansky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dansky in 1954 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

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