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Kowalkowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Kowalki or Kowaliki named with kowalik (see Kowalik ).

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


Similar surnames: Kowalewski, Kosakowski, Kalkowski, Walkowski, Olkowski, Wilkowski

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Where is the Kowalkowski family from?

You can see how Kowalkowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kowalkowski family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Kowalkowski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Kowalkowski families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Kowalkowski's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Kowalkowski families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kowalkowski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kowalkowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kowalkowski. 31% of Kowalkowski men worked as a Laborer and 67% of Kowalkowski women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kowalkowski were Farm Hand and Telephone Operator. .

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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
    31%
  • Machinist
    12%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Farm Hand
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    67%
  • Telephone Operator
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kowalkowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kowalkowski 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 458 immigration records available for the last name Kowalkowski. 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 Cards

There are 428 military records available for the last name Kowalkowski. For the veterans among your Kowalkowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kowalkowski lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Kowalkowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Kowalkowski in 1954 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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