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Olinski Name Meaning

Polish (Oliński): habitational name for someone from a place called Olin in Greater Poland Voivodeship named with the personal name Ola a pet form of Oleksander (see Alexander ).

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


Similar surnames: Golinski, Osinski, Glinski, Ulinski, Solinski, Polinski, Wolinski

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Where is the Olinski family from?

You can see how Olinski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Olinski family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Olinski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Olinski families living in Ontario. This was about 80% of all the recorded Olinski's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Olinski families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Olinski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Olinski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Student Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Olinski. 49% of Olinski men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Olinski women worked as a Student Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Olinski were New Worker and Clerk. .

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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
    49%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Student Nurse
    50%
  • Clerk
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Olinski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Olinski 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 304 immigration records available for the last name Olinski. 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 372 military records available for the last name Olinski. For the veterans among your Olinski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Olinski lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Olinski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Olinski in 1955 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

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