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Pankowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from Panki in Czestochowa voivodeship or possibly from places called Panków or Pankowo, now in Ukraine, named with Panek.

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


Similar surnames: Palkowski, Jankowski, Bankowski, Mankowski, Senkowski, Cackowski

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Where is the Pankowski family from?

You can see how Pankowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pankowski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Pankowski families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Pankowski family living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Pankowski's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Pankowski families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pankowski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pankowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pankowski. 54% of Pankowski men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Pankowski women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pankowski were Mechanic and Clerk.

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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
    54%
  • Machinist
    11%
  • Farm
    8%
  • Mechanic
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    28%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Sorter
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pankowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pankowski 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 515 immigration records available for the last name Pankowski. 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 595 military records available for the last name Pankowski. For the veterans among your Pankowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pankowski lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Pankowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Pankowski in 1958 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

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