Makowski Family History

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Makowski Name Meaning

Polish, Ukrainian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Maków, Makowa, or Makowo, all named from mak ‘poppy’.

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

Similar surnames: Markowski, Mikowski, Sakowski, Rakowski, Majkowski, Mackowski

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Makowski Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Makowski name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Makowski. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Baltic States


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Makowski Family Origin

Where is the Makowski family from?

Makowski Family Occupations

What did your Makowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Makowski. The most common Makowski occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Makowski's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Makowski family was Works In Furn. Fact'Y.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Shoemaker

  • Works In Furn. Fact'Y


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Makowski ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Makowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Makowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Makowski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Makowski. 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 Card

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

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Makowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Makowski lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Makowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Makowski in 1940 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Makowski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Makowski ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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