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Krawiec Surname Meaning

Polish Rusyn (from Poland) and Jewish (from Poland): occupational name for a tailor Polish krawiec from Old Slavic kravati ‘to cut’. Compare Kravec .

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


Similar surnames: Grabiec, Kupiec, Krauter, Krabbe, Krammer, Kawalec, Trawick, Kravec

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Where is the Krawiec family from?

You can see how Krawiec families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Krawiec family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Krawiec families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Krawiec families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Krawiec's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Krawiec families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Krawiec surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Krawiec ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Krawiec. 28% of Krawiec men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Krawiec women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Krawiec were Weaver and Weaver. .

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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
    28%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Weaver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    10%
  • Assembler
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Weaver
    10%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Krawiec. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Krawiec 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Krawiec. 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 703 military records available for the last name Krawiec. For the veterans among your Krawiec ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Krawiec lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Krawiec life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Krawiec in 1952 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

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