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Rawski Family History

Rawski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from places called Rawa in Lublin and Skierniewice voivodeships.

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


Similar surnames: Rajski, Racki, Morawski, Stawski, Borawski, Murawski, Walski, Kanski

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Where is the Rawski family from?

You can see how Rawski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rawski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Rawski families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Rawski families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Rawski's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Rawski families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rawski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rawski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rawski. 55% of Rawski men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Rawski women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rawski were New Worker and Factory.

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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
    55%
  • Assembler
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • New Worker
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Operator
    34%
  • Factory
    34%
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What Rawski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Rawski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rawski 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 355 immigration records available for the last name Rawski. 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 268 military records available for the last name Rawski. For the veterans among your Rawski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rawski lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Rawski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Rawski in 1958 was 57, and 72 in 2004.

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