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Onsky Family History

Onsky 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: Onley, Lansky, Lasky, Lesky, Minsky, Wolsky, Linsky, Lusky, Polsky

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Where is the Onsky family from?

You can see how Onsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Onsky family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Onsky family living in Michigan. This was about 50% of all the recorded Onsky's in USA. Michigan and 1 other state had the highest population of Onsky families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Onsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Onsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dressmaking Hand was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Onsky. 100% of Onsky women worked as a Dressmaking Hand. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Dressmaking Hand
    100%
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Census Records

There are 57 census records available for the last name Onsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Onsky 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 23 immigration records available for the last name Onsky. 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 2 military records available for the last name Onsky. For the veterans among your Onsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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