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Zaluski Surname Meaning

Polish (Załuski): habitational name for someone from any of several places in Poland called Załuski Załuskie or Załuże named with za ‘beyond’ + ług ‘water meadow’ a dialect form of standard Polish łęg. Alternatively it may be a topographic name for someone who lived ‘on the other side of the water meadow’.

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

Similar surnames: Zaleski, Zaborski, Zalewski, Walski, Zales, Kanski, Waleski, Maleski

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Where is the Zaluski family from?

You can see how Zaluski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zaluski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Zaluski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Zaluski families living in New Jersey. This was about 35% of all the recorded Zaluski's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Zaluski families in 1920.
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What did your Zaluski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zaluski. 57% of Zaluski men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Zaluski women worked as a Waitress. .

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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
  • New Worker
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
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Passenger Lists

There are 353 immigration records available for the last name Zaluski. 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 383 military records available for the last name Zaluski. For the veterans among your Zaluski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zaluski lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Zaluski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Zaluski in 1955 was 41, and 87 in 2004.

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