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Orlowski Family History

Orlowski Name Meaning
Polish (Orlowski) and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from any of the numerous places in Poland called Orlów, Orlowo, or Orly, named with Polish orlów, possessive case of orzel ‘eagle’.

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

33,527 Historical Documents with Orlowski on Ancestry.com
11,502 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,872 Military Records
3,361 Immigration Records
7,074 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Orlowski Families

  • Number of Orlowski families
     26 - 49
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Orlowski families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Orlowski Family Origin

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Orlowski Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Orlowski

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Orlowski Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Orlowski census records

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Military Service by Orlowski

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