Borkowski Family History

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Borkowski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from a place called Borki, Borkowice, or Borek, all named with Polish bór ‘pine forest’, or from Borków, which derives from the personal name Borek + the possessive suffix -ow.

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


Similar surnames: Borowski, Bonkowski, Zborowski, Markowski, Bukowski, Orlowski

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Borkowski Family Origin

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Borkowski Family Occupations

What did your Borkowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Leather Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Borkowski. 50% of Borkowski men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    50%
  • Farmers Son
    17%
  • Interpreter
    17%
  • Moulder
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Leather Worker
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Borkowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Borkowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borkowski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Borkowski. 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 Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Borkowski. For the veterans among your Borkowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borkowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Borkowski lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Borkowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Borkowski in 1955 was 52, and 81 in 2004.

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