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Demsky Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Demski . Altered form of Polish Demski .

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


Similar surnames: Demski, Adamsky, Damsky, Dembski, Dubsky, Dansky, Demske, Belsky

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Where is the Demsky family from?

You can see how Demsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Demsky family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Demsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Demsky family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Demsky's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Demsky families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Demsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Demsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Demsky. 30% of Demsky men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Demsky women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Demsky were Clerk and Sooners. .

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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

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Machinist
    15%
  • Clerk
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    18%
  • Embroidery
    18%
  • Housekeeper
    18%
  • Sooners
    12%
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What Demsky family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Demsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Demsky 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 431 immigration records available for the last name Demsky. 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 324 military records available for the last name Demsky. For the veterans among your Demsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Demsky lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Demsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Demsky in 1954 was 41, and 88 in 2004.

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