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Nagorski Family History

Nagorski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): habitational name from any of several places called Nagórze in Poland, or from a village in Ukraine called Nagortsy.

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


Similar surnames: Zagorski, Gorski, Zaborski, Sikorski, Borski, Rakowski, Jaworski

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Where is the Nagorski family from?

You can see how Nagorski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nagorski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Nagorski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Nagorski families living in Manitoba. This was about 89% of all the recorded Nagorski's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Nagorski families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nagorski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nagorski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nagorski. 31% of Nagorski men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Nagorski women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nagorski were Farming and House Wife. .

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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
    31%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Farming
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Seamstress
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • House Wife
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nagorski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nagorski 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 341 immigration records available for the last name Nagorski. 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 317 military records available for the last name Nagorski. For the veterans among your Nagorski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nagorski lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Nagorski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Nagorski in 1944 was 34, and 83 in 2004.

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