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Kowalski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from Kowalskie in Poznan voivodeship or a place called Kowale. Polish and Jewish (from Poland): patronymic from Kowal, an occupational name from kowal ‘smith’, with the addition of the common surname suffix -ski.

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


Similar surnames: Kowalewski, Konarski, Rogalski, Kowalske, Kovalsky, Kotarski

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Kowalski Family Origin

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Kowalski Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • At Home

    6%
  • Boot & Shoe Maker

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kowalski family was Boot & Shoe Maker. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kowalski. The most common Kowalski occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Kowalski's were Farmers.

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Kowalski Historical Records

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Kowalski Life Expectancy

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