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Orlosky Surname Meaning

Jewish (from Poland): variant of Orlowski .

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


Similar surnames: Orloski, Orlovsky, Orlowsky, Orlowski, Koslosky, Polosky, Brodsky

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Where is the Orlosky family from?

You can see how Orlosky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Orlosky family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Orlosky families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 15 Orlosky families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 54% of all the recorded Orlosky's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Orlosky families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Orlosky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Orlosky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Orlosky. 48% of Orlosky men worked as a Laborer and 42% of Orlosky women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Orlosky were Trackman and Weaver. .

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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
    48%
  • Miner
    25%
  • Coal Miner
    9%
  • Trackman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    42%
  • Maid
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Weaver
    17%
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What Orlosky family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 747 census records available for the last name Orlosky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orlosky 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 71 immigration records available for the last name Orlosky. 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 386 military records available for the last name Orlosky. For the veterans among your Orlosky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Orlosky lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Orlosky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Orlosky in 1944 was 34, and 87 in 2004.

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