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Makosky Family History

Makosky Name Meaning

Americanized form of Polish and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Makowski Czech and Slovak Makovský Ukrainian Makovsky .

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

Similar surnames: Makovsky, Makowsky, Makowski, Majesky, Markoski, Sadowsky, Zalesky

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Where is the Makosky family from?

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

What did your Makosky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Miner and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Makosky. 30% of Makosky men worked as a Miner and 100% of Makosky women worked as a 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

  • Miner
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • Painter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 774 census records available for the last name Makosky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Makosky 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 62 immigration records available for the last name Makosky. 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 252 military records available for the last name Makosky. For the veterans among your Makosky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Makosky lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Makosky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Makosky in 1946 was 55, and 86 in 2004.

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