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Kowalewski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from places called Kowalew or Kowalewo, named with kowal ‘smith’. Jewish (from Poland): occupational name from the vocabulary word kowal ‘smith’, with the addition of the common surname ending -ewski.

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

Similar surnames: Kowalski, Koralewski, Kowalkowski, Kovaleski, Kozlowski, Zalewski

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Where is the Kowalewski family from?

You can see how Kowalewski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kowalewski family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kowalewski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Kowalewski families living in Manitoba. This was about 83% of all the recorded Kowalewski's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Kowalewski families in 1911.
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What did your Kowalewski ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Kowalewski. 100% of Kowalewski 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
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kowalewski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kowalewski 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kowalewski. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kowalewski. For the veterans among your Kowalewski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kowalewski lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kowalewski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kowalewski in 1944 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

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