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Orzechowski Family History

Orzechowski Name Meaning
Polish: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Orzechów or Orzechowo, named with orzech ‘nut’, ‘hazelnut’. It may also be a topographic name for someone living by a hazelnut tree, or a nickname for someone with light brown hair, from the adjective orzechowy ‘hazel’.

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

16,590 Historical Documents with Orzechowski on Ancestry.com
5,963 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,453 Military Records
1,350 Immigration Records
3,715 Census and Voter Lists
4,109 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Orzechowski Families

  • Number of Orzechowski families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Orzechowski census records

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Orzechowski Family Origin

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Orzechowski Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Orzechowski

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Orzechowski Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Orzechowski census records

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Orzechowski Civil War Service Records

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