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Kownacki Family History

Kownacki Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Kownatki or Kownaty named with Old Polish kownata ‘palatial room’.

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

Similar surnames: Kornacki, Konarski, Nowacki, Konicki, Kuznicki, Nowicki, Kawecki

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Where is the Kownacki family from?

You can see how Kownacki families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kownacki family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Kownacki families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 19% of all the recorded Kownacki's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Kownacki families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kownacki surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kownacki ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kownacki. 27% of Kownacki men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Kownacki women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kownacki were Manager and Wrapper. .

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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
  • Machinist
  • Farmer
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Wrapper
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What Kownacki family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 662 census records available for the last name Kownacki. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kownacki 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 240 immigration records available for the last name Kownacki. 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 394 military records available for the last name Kownacki. For the veterans among your Kownacki ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kownacki lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Kownacki life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Kownacki in 1963 was 45, and 62 in 2004.

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