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Kurowski Family History

Kurowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from a place called Kurowo or Kurów named with kur ‘rooster’.

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


Similar surnames: Kukowski, Turowski, Kurkowski, Zurowski, Krukowski, Kosowski

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Where is the Kurowski family from?

You can see how Kurowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kurowski family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Kurowski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Kurowski families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 50% of all the recorded Kurowski's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Kurowski families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kurowski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kurowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kurowski. 22% of Kurowski men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Kurowski women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kurowski were Machinist and Housewife. .

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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
    22%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housework
    10%
  • Operator
    10%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kurowski. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kurowski. For the veterans among your Kurowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kurowski lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kurowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kurowski in 1943 was 36, and 81 in 2004.

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