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Minsky Name Meaning

Russian Belorussian and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Minsk now the capital of Belarus. Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from Mińsk Mazowiecki in Poland.

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

Similar surnames: Mirsky, Lansky, Linsky, Pinsky, Dansky, Glinsky, Krinsky, Malinsky

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Where is the Minsky family from?

You can see how Minsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Minsky family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Minsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1841 there were 4 Minsky families living in Midlothian. This was 100% of all the recorded Minsky's in Scotland. Midlothian had the highest population of Minsky families in 1841.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Minsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Minsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Minsky. 100% of Minsky men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Minsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Minsky 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 Minsky. 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 705 military records available for the last name Minsky. For the veterans among your Minsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Minsky lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Minsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Minsky in 1958 was 63, and 81 in 2004.

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