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Zurawski Name Meaning

Polish (Żurawski): derivative of the nickname Żuraw (see Zuraw ). Alternatively a habitational name for someone from any of many places called Żuraw in Łódź and Silesian voivodeships or Żurawia in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship named with the same nickname or with vocabulary word żuraw ‘crane’.

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


Similar surnames: Murawski, Zurowski, Morawski, Turowski, Rawski, Zukowski, Kurowski

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Where is the Zurawski family from?

You can see how Zurawski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zurawski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Zurawski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Zurawski families living in Manitoba. This was 100% of all the recorded Zurawski's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Zurawski families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zurawski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zurawski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zurawski. 35% of Zurawski men worked as a Laborer and 39% of Zurawski women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zurawski were Laberor and Assembler. .

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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
    35%
  • Labor
    7%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Laberor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    39%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
  • Assembler
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Zurawski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zurawski 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 985 immigration records available for the last name Zurawski. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Zurawski. For the veterans among your Zurawski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zurawski lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Zurawski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Zurawski in 1947 was 45, and 78 in 2004.

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