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Kalinowski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Kalinowa Kalinowo Kalinów named with Polish kalina ‘snowball tree guelder rose’ (a species of viburnum). See also Kalina .

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

Similar surnames: Malinowski, Kalinski, Klonowski, Kuligowski, Lipowski, Lisowski

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Where is the Kalinowski family from?

You can see how Kalinowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kalinowski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kalinowski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Kalinowski family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Kalinowski's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kalinowski families in 1911.
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What did your Kalinowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kalinowski. 27% of Kalinowski men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Kalinowski women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kalinowski were Farmer and Saleslady. .

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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
  • Machinist
  • New Worker
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
  • New Worker
  • Housewife
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kalinowski. 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 Kalinowski. For the veterans among your Kalinowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kalinowski lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kalinowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kalinowski in 1943 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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