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Turowski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Turowo or Turów named with Polish tur ‘aurochs’. Compare Trosky Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from Turov in Belarus (see Turoff ).

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


Similar surnames: Kurowski, Tarnowski, Borowski, Turski, Markowski, Zurowski, Turkowski

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Where is the Turowski family from?

You can see how Turowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Turowski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Turowski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Turowski family living in Alberta. This was 100% of all the recorded Turowski's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Turowski families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Turowski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Turowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Turowski. 67% of Turowski men worked as a Laborer and 30% of Turowski women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Turowski were Machinist and New Worker. .

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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
    67%
  • Butcher
    12%
  • Body Finisher
    8%
  • Machinist
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    30%
  • Press Operator
    30%
  • Factory
    20%
  • New Worker
    20%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Turowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turowski 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 721 immigration records available for the last name Turowski. 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 885 military records available for the last name Turowski. For the veterans among your Turowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Turowski lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Turowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Turowski in 1960 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

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