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Zakowski Name Meaning

Polish (Żakowski): habitational name for someone from any of many places in Poland called Żaków Żakowo or Żakowice.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Sakowski, Makowski, Rakowski, Zukowski, Zajkowski, Bakowski, Zaborski

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Where is the Zakowski family from?

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

What did your Zakowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Soda Fountain were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zakowski. 41% of Zakowski men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Zakowski women worked as a Soda Fountain. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zakowski were Packer and Stenographer. .

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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
    41%
  • Painter
    8%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Packer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Soda Fountain
    15%
  • Clerk
    15%
  • House Work
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Zakowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zakowski 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 324 immigration records available for the last name Zakowski. 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 519 military records available for the last name Zakowski. For the veterans among your Zakowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zakowski lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zakowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Zakowski in 1962 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

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