History of your Surname
Get access to Rajski family records.Start a free trial

Rajski Family History

Rajski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from any of the many places called Rajsko, named with the Polish dialect term raja ‘marsh’, ‘muddy place’ or with Polish raj ‘paradise’.

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


Similar surnames: Rajewski, Rawski, Walski, Kanski, Laski, Racki, Grabski, Tanski

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Rajski family from?

You can see how Rajski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rajski family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Rajski families living in Indiana. This was about 26% of all the recorded Rajski's in the USA. Indiana had the highest population of Rajski families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rajski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rajski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rajski. 55% of Rajski men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Rajski women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rajski were Sheet Metal Worker and Seamstress.

View Census data for Rajski | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    55%
  • Coal Miner
    15%
  • Janitor
    10%
  • Sheet Metal Worker
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Assembler
    34%
  • Seamstress
    34%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Rajski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 799 census records available for the last name Rajski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rajski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Rajski

Passenger Lists

There are 118 immigration records available for the last name Rajski. 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.

View all Rajski immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 185 military records available for the last name Rajski. For the veterans among your Rajski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Rajski military records

You've only scratched the surface of Rajski family history.

Discover More

What is the average Rajski lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Rajski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Rajski in 1947 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rajski

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Rajski family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial