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Lesinski Surname Meaning

Polish (Lesiński): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Lesin Lesina or Leśna named with les dialect form of standard Polish las ‘forest’.

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

Similar surnames: Losinski, Lewinski, Lepinski, Slesinski, Lapinski, Rasinski, Osinski

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Where is the Lesinski family from?

You can see how Lesinski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lesinski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Lesinski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Lesinski families living in Michigan. This was about 27% of all the recorded Lesinski's in USA. Michigan and 1 other state had the highest population of Lesinski families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lesinski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lesinski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lesinski. 31% of Lesinski men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Lesinski women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lesinski were New Worker and Office Clerk. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Housework
  • House Work
  • Office Clerk
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lesinski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lesinski 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 468 immigration records available for the last name Lesinski. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 553 military records available for the last name Lesinski. For the veterans among your Lesinski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lesinski lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lesinski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lesinski in 1952 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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