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Bednarski Family History

Bednarski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from a place called Bednary, Bednarze, or Bednarskie. Jewish (from Poland): patronymic from Polish bednarz, an occupational name for a cooper (see Bednarz).

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


Similar surnames: Bojarski, Konarski, Mlynarski, Bednarz, Bogdanski, Lazarski, Baranski

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Where is the Bednarski family from?

You can see how Bednarski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bednarski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Bednarski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 4 Bednarski families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Bednarski's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bednarski families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bednarski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bednarski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bednarski. 30% of Bednarski men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Bednarski women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bednarski were New Worker and Housekeeper. .

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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
    30%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Miner
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    18%
  • Waitress
    13%
  • Packer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bednarski. For the veterans among your Bednarski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bednarski lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Bednarski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bednarski in 1947 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

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