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Borawski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from a place called Borawe, Borawskie, or Borawy.

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


Similar surnames: Morawski, Borowski, Bobrowski, Borkowski, Moraski, Bobowski, Borski

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Where is the Borawski family from?

You can see how Borawski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borawski family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Borawski families living in Illinois. This was about 16% of all the recorded Borawski's in the USA. Illinois and 2 other states had the highest population of Borawski families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Borawski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Borawski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Borawski. 28% of Borawski men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Borawski women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Borawski were Salesman and Stenographer.

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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
    28%
  • Machinist
    12%
  • Baker
    8%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Bobbin Filler
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Stenographer
    10%
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What Borawski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 972 census records available for the last name Borawski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borawski 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 608 immigration records available for the last name Borawski. 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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Draft Cards

There are 692 military records available for the last name Borawski. For the veterans among your Borawski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Borawski lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Borawski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Borawski in 1955 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

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