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Aronowitz Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from Aaron; a Germanized spelling of either Polish Aronowicz or Russian Aronovich.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Jacobowitz, Janowitz, Abramowitz, Benowitz, Rabinowitz, Bonewitz

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Where is the Aronowitz family from?

You can see how Aronowitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Aronowitz family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Aronowitz families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 141 Aronowitz families living in New York. This was about 69% of all the recorded Aronowitz's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Aronowitz families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Aronowitz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Aronowitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Aronowitz. 22% of Aronowitz men worked as a Salesman and 17% of Aronowitz women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Aronowitz were Proprietor and Housewife.

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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
  • Clerk
  • Operator
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Bookkeeper
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Aronowitz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 957 military records available for the last name Aronowitz. For the veterans among your Aronowitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Aronowitz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Aronowitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Aronowitz in 1954 was 46, and 79 in 2004.

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