Karnowski Family History

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Karnowski Name Meaning

Polish (also Karniowski) and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from a place called Karniów, in Kraków voivodeship, or Karniewo, in Ciechanów voivodeship.

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

Similar surnames: Tarnowski, Karbowski, Sarnowski, Zarnowski, Karwowski, Markowski

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Karnowski Family Origin

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Karnowski Family Occupations

What did your Karnowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Karnowski occupation in the USA was Stove Polisher. 100% of Karnowski's were Stove Polishers.

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  • Stove Polisher


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Karnowski ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Karnowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Karnowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karnowski 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 450 immigration records available for the last name Karnowski. 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 578 military records available for the last name Karnowski. For the veterans among your Karnowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Karnowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Karnowski lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Karnowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Karnowski in 1959 was 54, and 82 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Karnowski 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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