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Turski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from any of various places in Poland called Tur, Tursko, or Turza, all named with tur ‘aurochs’.

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


Similar surnames: Turowski, Burski, Turek, Borski, Tyburski, Gorski, Mirski, Turner

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Where is the Turski family from?

You can see how Turski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Turski family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Turski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Turski family living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Turski's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Turski families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Turski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Turski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Turski. 25% of Turski men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Turski women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Turski were Florist and Waitress. .

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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
    25%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Polisher
    14%
  • Florist
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    22%
  • Inspector
    22%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Waitress
    15%
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What Turski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Turski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turski 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 518 immigration records available for the last name Turski. 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 357 military records available for the last name Turski. For the veterans among your Turski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Turski lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Turski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Turski in 1958 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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