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Wozniak Name Meaning

Polish (Woźniak): derivative or patronymic from the occupational or status name term woźny ‘beadle city official’ (see Wozny ). Polish (Woźniak) and Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine): derivative of Polish woźny in its original sense ‘carrier’ from wozić ‘to carry’ hence an occupational name for a carter driver or coachman.

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


Similar surnames: Woznick, Pozniak, Wozny, Gornik, Wernick, Hornik, Wojciak, Jozwiak

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Where is the Wozniak family from?

You can see how Wozniak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wozniak family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Wozniak families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 10 Wozniak families living in Manitoba. This was about 91% of all the recorded Wozniak's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Wozniak families in 1911.
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What did your Wozniak ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Wozniak. 64% of Wozniak men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    64%
  • Miner
    19%
  • Labourer
    19%
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Passenger Lists

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What is the average Wozniak lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Wozniak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wozniak in 1943 was 48, and 72 in 2004.

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