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Pulaski Name Meaning

Polish (Pulaski): habitational name for someone from the Pulazie in Lom?za voivodeship.

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


Similar surnames: Ulanski, Slaski, Laski, Polaski, Polanski, Ploski, Poleski, Podlaski

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Where is the Pulaski family from?

You can see how Pulaski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pulaski family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Pulaski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Pulaski families living in South Carolina. This was about 80% of all the recorded Pulaski's in USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Pulaski families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pulaski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pulaski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pulaski. 24% of Pulaski men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Pulaski women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pulaski were Clerk and Stenographer. .

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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
    24%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    15%
  • Maid
    12%
  • Seamstress
    10%
  • Stenographer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pulaski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pulaski 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 769 immigration records available for the last name Pulaski. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Pulaski. For the veterans among your Pulaski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pulaski lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pulaski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Pulaski in 1955 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

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