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Shinsky Family History

Shinsky Name Meaning

Jewish (American): shortened form of some original eastern Ashkenazic surname.

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

Similar surnames: Oshinsky, Shumsky, Minsky, Glinsky, Lashinsky, Pinsky, Slutsky

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Where is the Shinsky family from?

You can see how Shinsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Shinsky family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Shinsky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 16 Shinsky families living in New York. This was about 76% of all the recorded Shinsky's in USA. New York had the highest population of Shinsky families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Shinsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Shinsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Shinsky. 23% of Shinsky men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Shinsky women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Shinsky were Salesman and Operator. .

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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
  • Miner
  • Coal Loader
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
  • Saleswoman
  • Typist
  • Operator
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Shinsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Shinsky 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 124 immigration records available for the last name Shinsky. 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 405 military records available for the last name Shinsky. For the veterans among your Shinsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Shinsky lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Shinsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Shinsky in 1944 was 36, and 72 in 2004.

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