Ostrowski Family History

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Ostrowski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of many places in Poland and adjacent parts of eastern Europe named Ostrów, named with Polish ostrów ‘island’, ‘water meadow’ (see Ostrow) or a cognate word in a related Slavic language.

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


Similar surnames: Ostrovsky, Osowski, Sadowski, Ostrow, Zborowski, Dombrowski

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Ostrowski Family Origin

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Ostrowski Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    44%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Gardner

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Ostrowski occupation in the USA was Laborer. 44% of Ostrowski's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Ostrowski family was Gardner. Laborer, Farmer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ostrowski.

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Ostrowski Historical Records

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Ostrowski Life Expectancy

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