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Pinsky Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Pinsker .

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

Similar surnames: Minsky, Lapinsky, Polsky, Dansky, Glinsky, Shinsky, Lipsky, Bilsky

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Where is the Pinsky family from?

You can see how Pinsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pinsky family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pinsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Pinsky family living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Pinsky's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Pinsky families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pinsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pinsky ancestors do for a living?

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

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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

  • Jailer
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pinsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pinsky 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 Pinsky. 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 551 military records available for the last name Pinsky. For the veterans among your Pinsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pinsky lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Pinsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pinsky in 1941 was 54, and 66 in 2004.

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