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Rutkowski Family History

Rutkowski Name Meaning
Polish: habitational name from any of various places called Rutki or Rutkowice, named with rutak ‘rue’ (see Rutka).

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

60,392 Historical Documents with Rutkowski on Ancestry.com
21,266 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,241 Military Records
4,343 Immigration Records
12,524 Census and Voter Lists
16,018 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Rutkowski Families

  • Number of Rutkowski families
     49 - 96
     17 - 48
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Rutkowski families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Rutkowski last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Rutkowski census records

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Rutkowski Family Origin

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Rutkowski Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Rutkowski

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Rutkowski Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Rutkowski census records

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Military Service by Rutkowski

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