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Ostrowski Family History

Ostrowski Name Meaning
Polish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of many places in Poland and adjacent parts of eastern Europe named Ostrów, named with Polish ostrów ‘island’, ‘water meadow’ (see Ostrow) or a cognate word in a related Slavic language.

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

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Name Distribution of Ostrowski Families

  • Number of Ostrowski families
     48 - 94
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ostrowski families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ostrowski last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ostrowski Family Origin

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Ostrowski Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Ostrowski

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Ostrowski Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ostrowski census records

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Military Service by Ostrowski

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