Orlowski Family History

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Orlowski Name Meaning

Polish (Orlowski) and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from any of the numerous places in Poland called Orlów, Orlowo, or Orly, named with Polish orlów, possessive case of orzel ‘eagle’.

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

Similar surnames: Borkowski, Orloski, Borowski, Osowski, Olkowski, Ostrowski, Kotlowski

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Orlowski Family Origin

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Orlowski Family Occupations

What did your Orlowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Orlowski family was Shoe Maker. Laborer, Lumber Mill and Sailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Orlowski. The most common Orlowski occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Orlowski's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Lumber Mill

  • Sailor

  • Shoe Maker


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

Orlowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Orlowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orlowski 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Orlowski. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Orlowski. For the veterans among your Orlowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orlowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Orlowski lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Orlowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Orlowski in 1944 was 28, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orlowski 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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