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Polish occupations

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Polish English
adwokat lawyer
bednarz cooper (barrel-maker)
Kataryniarz Organ grinder
biuralista clerk
służąca maid
rymarz saddler
agent handlowy commercial agent
akuszerka midwife
aptekarz chemist/druggist
arendarz lease-holder, innkeeper
artysta artist
bakalarz teacher
bankier banker
belfer assistant melamed in cheder
bez zatrudnienie without occupation
blacharz tinsmith
boznica synagogue
browarnik brewer
brukarz paver
buchhalter bookkeeper
budowniczy builder
bufetowy barman
burmistrz mayor
byly former/past/old/ex-/late
ceglarzbrickmaker
chazan cantor
cieśla carpenter
cukiernik confectioner
cyrulnik barber-surgeon
czapnik capmaker (also hatmaker)
czarownik sorcerer/wizard
czeladnik journeyman
czlowiek studiujacy student
doktor doctor
domokrazca peddler/hawker (huckster)
domu czynszowy landlord
dozorcaguard/overseer
dozorca boznicasynagogue caretaker
drobny kupiecsmall merchant
drobny handlarzshopkeeper
drukarzprinter
duchownyclergyman
dziedzic landlord
dzierzawca tenant
ekonomia bailiff, land-steward (?)
ekspedytor forwarding agent
fabrykant manufacturer
faktor agent/broker
farbiarz dyer
felczer assistant surgeon
fryzjer barber
furman carter
galanternik seller of fancy goods and garments
garbarz tanner
garncarz potter
golarz barber
gornik miner
gorzelnik alcohol distiller
gospodarz farmer/landlord
grabarz grave-digger
handlarz dealer/trader
handlarz bydlo dealer in cattle
handlarz chmiel dealer in hops
handlarz drzewo dealer in wood/timber
handlarz gesi dealer in goose
handlarz koral dealer in coral
handlarz korzenie dealer in spices
handlarz kosz dealer in baskets
handlarz mak dealer in poppies
handlarz mebel dealer in furniture
handlarz nabial dealer in dairy products
handlarz nafta dealer in oil
handlarz obuwie dealer in footwear/shoes
handlarz papier dealer in paper
handlarz plotno dealer in linen
handlarz produkt dealer in produce
handlarz skora dealer in skins
handlarz starzyzna dealer in junk
handlarz stroje damskie dealer in ladies dresses
handlarz szklo dealer in glass
handlarz towary galantaryjnyc dealer in fancy goods
handlarz wiktual dealer in victuals (provisions, food)
handlarz wino dealer in wine
handlarz zapalek dealer in matches
handlarz zboze dealer in grain
handlarz zelazo dealer in iron
introligator bookbinder
jalmuznik alms giver
jubiler jeweller
kahalny senior kahal member
kamieniarz stone cutter
kandydat adwokack advocate (lawyer) before taking the bar exam
kantor cantor (also money changer)
kapelusznik hatter
kapicier roofer
karabelnik hawker, peddler
karczmarz innkeeper
kelner waiter
komornik renter
kominiarz chimney-sweep
komisyoner commissioner
kotlarz coppersmith, brazier
kowal smith
kramarz stall keeper
krawcowa dressmaker
krawczyn tailor
krawiec tailor
krawiec damski dressmaker
krawiec meski men's tailor
kreslarz draftsman
krochmalnik starch maker or merchant
kucharz cook
kufernik coppersmith
kupiec merchant/tradesman/dealer
kuśnierz furrier
laznik bath attendant
lekarz physician
lesnik forester
listonosz postman
maczarz/macznik miller
majster master/foreman/boss
malarz painter
malarz pokojowy house painter
meklarz broker
mleczarz dairyman
mlynarz miller
mosiaznik brass worker, brazier
murarz bricklayer/mason
muzyk musician
mydlarz soap-boiler
nadkonduktor overseer
najemnik hireling
nauczyciel teacher
negocyant negotiator
oberzysta tavern keeper
ogrodnik farmer, gardener
pachciarz tenant
palacz stoker/fireman or distiller
parasolnik parasol (umbrella) maker
parobek farmhand
pielęgniarka nurse
piekarz baker
pisarz writer
piwowar brewer
poborca podatkowy tax collector
podkahalny lesser kahal member
podrabin assistant rabbi
poeta poet
pogrzebacz poker, grave digger
policjant policeman
pomocnik handlowy assistant shopkeeper
poslugaczka servant, porter
prawnik lawyer
producent manufacturer
propinator tap room keeper
prywatyst/prywatny private person
przedsiebiorca contractor/builder
przekupian hawker (huckster)
przemysl industry
przewoznik ferryman, carrier, boatman
przybor outfit, equipment, fittings
przy rodzinie living with parents
przy tesciu bawiacy staying with in-laws
rabin rabbi
radzic advisor
radzorca overseer
realnosc real estate
rentier pensioner(?)
rewizor controller
robotnik worker
robotnik rolny farmhand
rolnik farmer
rybak fisherman
rysownik draftsman/sketcher/designer
rzemieslnik artisan/craftsman
rzezak mohel
rzezbiarz sculptor
rzeźnik butcher
sklepikarz shop keeper
skornik tanner
slodownik maltster
slusarz locksmith
sluzacy servant
smolarz pitch-burner
spekulant speculator
stelmach cart/wheel maker
stolarz carpenter
straznik, stroz guard/watchman
stypendysta scholarship holder
sukiennik draper
szafarz cabinet/cupboard maker
szewc shoemaker
szklarz glazier
szkolnik rabbi's assistant/teacher
szmuklarz lace maker
szpektor teacher's assistant
szpekulant money-lender
szpitalnik hospital worker
szwaczka seamstress
szynkarz tavern keeper
szyper skipper
talmudyst talmudist
tandeciarz old-clothes man
tapicer upholsterer
targownik peddler
terminator apprentice
tkacz weaver
tokarz turner (lathe)
towar goods
traktyernie innkeeper
ubogi poor
uczen school boy/pupil
uczony scholar
urzednik clerk
waciarz quilt maker
wapniarz lime burner
wekslarz banker/money changer
wiernik trustee
winnik wine maker
wlasciciel proprietor, owner
wlasciciel realnosc property owner
wloscianin farmer/peasant
wyrob ponczuch maker of stockings
wyrobnik laborer
wyszynkarz innkeeper
wytwórca manufacturer
zarobnik worker
żebrak beggar
zegarmistrz watchmaker
złotnik goldsmith
znachor medicine man
zniwiarz reaper
zotnierz soldier
Trykotarska Knitter
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