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Grabowski Family History

Grabowski Name Meaning
Polish, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), and eastern German: habitational name from any of various places named with Slavic grab ‘hornbeam’ (the wood which was used for making yokes), for example Grabów, Grabowa, Grabowo.

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

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Name Distribution of Grabowski Families

  • Number of Grabowski families
     60 - 118
     21 - 59
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Grabowski families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Grabowski last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Grabowski Family Origin

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Grabowski Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Grabowski

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Grabowski Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Grabowski census records

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Grabowski Civil War Service Records

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