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Bukowski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from a place called Buków, Bukowo, or Bukowa, from buk ‘beech’.

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


Similar surnames: Bukoski, Bykowski, Kukowski, Butkowski, Lukowski, Borkowski, Bakowski

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Where is the Bukowski family from?

You can see how Bukowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bukowski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Bukowski families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 9 Bukowski families living in Alberta. This was about 64% of all the recorded Bukowski's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Bukowski families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bukowski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bukowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Bukowski. 72% of Bukowski men worked as a Farmer.

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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
    72%
  • Farmers Son
    29%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bukowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bukowski 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bukowski. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Bukowski. For the veterans among your Bukowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bukowski lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Bukowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Bukowski in 1946 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

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