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Glinsky Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of numerous villages in Ukraine and Belarus named with East Slavic glina ‘clay’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Glinski, Gilinsky, Minsky, Galinski, Lansky, Belinsky, Dolinsky

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Where is the Glinsky family from?

You can see how Glinsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Glinsky family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Glinsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Glinsky family living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Glinsky's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Glinsky families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Glinsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Glinsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Packer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Glinsky. 35% of Glinsky men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Glinsky women worked as a Packer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Glinsky were Textile Worker and Waitress. .

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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
    35%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Textile Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Packer
    17%
  • Operator Beanstician
    17%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Waitress
    17%
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Census Records

There are 966 census records available for the last name Glinsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Glinsky 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 393 immigration records available for the last name Glinsky. 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 296 military records available for the last name Glinsky. For the veterans among your Glinsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Glinsky lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Glinsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Glinsky in 1960 was 65, and 85 in 2004.

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