Wolsky Family History

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Wolsky Name Meaning

Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from places in Ukraine and Belarus called Volya (Polish Wola) or Vol’ka (Polish Wólka).

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

Similar surnames: Wolski, Polsky, Kolsky, Dworsky, Molski, Belsky, Walski, Minsky

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Wolsky Family Origin

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Wolsky Family Occupations

What did your Wolsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wolsky. 20% of Wolsky men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Wolsky women worked as a Bookeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wolsky were Clerk and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Foreman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookeeper
  • Operator
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper

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

Wolsky Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Wolsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wolsky census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 671 immigration records available for the last name Wolsky. 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 Card

There are 407 military records available for the last name Wolsky. For the veterans among your Wolsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolsky Life Expectancy

What is the average Wolsky lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Wolsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wolsky in 1958 was 30, and 81 in 2004.

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