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Turetsky Surname Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus and Lithuania): habitational name for someone from Turets in Belarus.

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


Similar surnames: Zaretsky, Turowski, Lutsky, Turek, Twersky, Slutsky, Mirsky, Turski

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Where is the Turetsky family from?

You can see how Turetsky families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Turetsky family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 26 Turetsky families living in New York. This was about 52% of all the recorded Turetsky's in USA. New York had the highest population of Turetsky families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Turetsky surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Turetsky ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Turetsky. 12% of Turetsky men worked as a Salesman and 24% of Turetsky women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Turetsky were Carpenter and New Worker. .

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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

  • Salesman
    12%
  • Manager
    10%
  • Cutter
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    24%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • House Wife
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Turetsky. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turetsky 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 243 immigration records available for the last name Turetsky. 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 207 military records available for the last name Turetsky. For the veterans among your Turetsky ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Turetsky lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Turetsky life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Turetsky in 1962 was 82, and 81 in 2004.

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