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Bronowski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bronów Bronowo or Bronowice named with brona ‘harrow’ or from a short form of various Polish personal names beginning with Bron- such as Bronisław (from bronić ‘to defend’ ultimately from Old Slavic branъ ‘defence’).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Gronowski, Borowski, Brodowski, Bonkowski, Klonowski, Rogowski

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Where is the Bronowski family from?

You can see how Bronowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bronowski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Bronowski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Bronowski families living in Ontario. This was about 62% of all the recorded Bronowski's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bronowski families in 1911.
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What did your Bronowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Houseworker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Bronowski. 34% of Bronowski men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Bronowski women worked as a Houseworker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bronowski were Labor and Sewing Machine Operator. .

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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
  • New Worker
  • Mill Hand
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Houseworker
  • Sewing Machine Operator
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Census Records

There are 536 census records available for the last name Bronowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bronowski 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 206 immigration records available for the last name Bronowski. 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 88 military records available for the last name Bronowski. For the veterans among your Bronowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bronowski lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2003, in the United States, Bronowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Bronowski in 1966 was 68, and 68 in 2003.

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