Grabowski Family History

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Grabowski Name Meaning

Polish, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), and eastern German: habitational name from any of various places named with Slavic grab ‘hornbeam’ (the wood which was used for making yokes), for example Grabów, Grabowa, Grabowo.

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

Similar surnames: Grabinski, Grabski, Sadowski, Gradowski, Rakowski, Grzybowski

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Grabowski Family Origin

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Grabowski Family Occupations

What did your Grabowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Grabowski. 50% of Grabowski men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Grabowski women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grabowski were Carpenter and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Blacksmith
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housework
  • Nurse

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

Grabowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Grabowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grabowski 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Grabowski. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Grabowski. For the veterans among your Grabowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grabowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Grabowski lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Grabowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Grabowski in 1940 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grabowski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grabowski ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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