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Gursky Name Meaning

Americanized form of Polish and Jewish Gurski or of its much more common cognate Górski (see Gorski ). Ukrainian and Belorussian: from Polish Górski (see Gorski ) or Gurski . Slovak and Rusyn (from Slovakia) (Gurský): cognate of Polish Górski (see Gorski ) and Gurski from an adjectival form of Slovak dialect gura ‘mountain hill’.

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


Similar surnames: Gurski, Gorsky, Gurske, Gorski, Mirsky, Lutsky, Turek, Dansky, Gusky

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Where is the Gursky family from?

You can see how Gursky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gursky family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Gursky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Gursky families living in Quebec. This was about 57% of all the recorded Gursky's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Gursky families in 1911.
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What did your Gursky ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Gursky. 60% of Gursky men worked as a Labourer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
    60%
  • Machiniste
    40%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Gursky. 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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There are 788 military records available for the last name Gursky. For the veterans among your Gursky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gursky lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Gursky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gursky in 1951 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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