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Kolakowski Family History

Kolakowski Name Meaning

Polish (Kołakowski): habitational name for someone from Kołaki Kołakowo or Kołaków.

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

Similar surnames: Kolanowski, Kulakowski, Polakowski, Kosakowski, Polkowski, Kotkowski

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Where is the Kolakowski family from?

You can see how Kolakowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kolakowski family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 23 Kolakowski families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 18% of all the recorded Kolakowski's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kolakowski families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kolakowski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kolakowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kolakowski. 34% of Kolakowski men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Kolakowski women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kolakowski were Machinist and Seamstress. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Packer
  • Laborer
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kolakowski. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kolakowski. For the veterans among your Kolakowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kolakowski lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Kolakowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kolakowski in 1950 was 52, and 87 in 2004.

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