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Linsky Name Meaning

Irish (Mayo Galway): variant of Lynskey . Altered form of Polish Liński: habitational name for someone from a place called Linie or Linne in Poland. Jewish (from Ukraine): habitational name for someone from the town of Ilintsy also called Lintsy in Ukraine.

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


Similar surnames: Linskey, Lansky, Minsky, Malinsky, Linsey, Belinsky, Krinsky, Plansky

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Where is the Linsky family from?

You can see how Linsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Linsky family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Linsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 5 Linsky families living in Manitoba. This was about 83% of all the recorded Linsky's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Linsky families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Linsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Linsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Linsky. 16% of Linsky men worked as a Salesman and 19% of Linsky women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Linsky were Truck Driver and Housekeeper. .

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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
    16%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Proprietor
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Linsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Linsky 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Linsky. 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 644 military records available for the last name Linsky. For the veterans among your Linsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Linsky lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Linsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Linsky in 1959 was 57, and 84 in 2003.

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