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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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Where is the Borkowski family from?

You can see how Borkowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Borkowski family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Borkowski families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 9 Borkowski families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Borkowski's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Borkowski families in 1880.
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What did your Borkowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Borkowski. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

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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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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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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