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Zagorski Surname Meaning

Polish (Zagórski): topographic name for someone who lived on the other side of a hill from the main settlement from za ‘beyond on the other side of’ + góra ‘hill’ (see Gorski ) + the suffix -ski. Alternatively it may be a habitational name from a place called Zagóra or Zagórze named with this phrase. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Zagorie in Belarus or Zhagory now in Lithuania.

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

Similar surnames: Zaborski, Zamorski, Zapolski, Zatorski, Zaworski, Zaborowski, Gorski

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Where is the Zagorski family from?

You can see how Zagorski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zagorski family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Zagorski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Zagorski family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Zagorski's in USA. New York had the highest population of Zagorski families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zagorski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zagorski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zagorski. 32% of Zagorski men worked as a Laborer and 21% of Zagorski women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zagorski were New Worker and Attendant. .

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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
  • Truck Driver
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Looper
  • Waitress
  • Attendant
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zagorski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zagorski 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 835 immigration records available for the last name Zagorski. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Zagorski. For the veterans among your Zagorski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zagorski lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Zagorski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Zagorski in 1950 was 53, and 75 in 2004.

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