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Kovalsky Name Meaning

Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Kovali, named with eastern Slavic koval ‘smith’. Compare Polish Kowalski.

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


Similar surnames: Kovalski, Kovaleski, Wolsky, Kowalski, Kowalsky, Konarski, Polsky

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Where is the Kovalsky family from?

You can see how Kovalsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kovalsky family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kovalsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Kovalsky families living in Quebec. This was about 43% of all the recorded Kovalsky's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Kovalsky families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kovalsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kovalsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kovalsky. 35% of Kovalsky men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Kovalsky women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kovalsky were Operator and New Worker. .

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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%
  • Miner
    23%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Operator
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    17%
  • Saleslady
    17%
  • Clerical
    17%
  • New Worker
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kovalsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kovalsky 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 481 immigration records available for the last name Kovalsky. 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 497 military records available for the last name Kovalsky. For the veterans among your Kovalsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kovalsky lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Kovalsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Kovalsky in 1942 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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