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Makovsky Family History

Makovsky Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Makovský); Ukrainian: habitational name for someone from any of various places called with mak ‘poppy’ e.g. Makov in northern Slovakia. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Makowski a cognate of 1 above. Compare Makosky .

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

Similar surnames: Makowski, Makosky, Malinsky, Markowski, Janovsky, Hajovsky, Pavlovsky

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Where is the Makovsky family from?

You can see how Makovsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Makovsky family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Makovsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Makovsky families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Makovsky's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Makovsky families in 1880.
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What did your Makovsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Makovsky. 40% of Makovsky men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Makovsky women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Makovsky were Butcher and Bookkeeper. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Butcher

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
  • Teacher
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

There are 981 census records available for the last name Makovsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Makovsky 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 288 immigration records available for the last name Makovsky. 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 217 military records available for the last name Makovsky. For the veterans among your Makovsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Makovsky lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Makovsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Makovsky in 1963 was 48, and 80 in 2004.

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