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Onski Family History

Onski Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Lonski, Koski, Orsi, Oki, Laski, Wolski, Osaki, Onishi, Borski, Oishi

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Where is the Onski family from?

You can see how Onski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Onski family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Onski family living in Connecticut. This was about 33% of all the recorded Onski's in USA. Connecticut and 2 other states had the highest population of Onski families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Onski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Onski ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Onski ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

What Onski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 89 census records available for the last name Onski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Onski 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 19 immigration records available for the last name Onski. 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 15 military records available for the last name Onski. For the veterans among your Onski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Onski lifespan?

Between 1970 and 1982, in the United States, Onski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Onski in 1970 was 76, and 91 in 1982.

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