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Nowakowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from Nowakowa in Lesser Poland Voivodeship or Nowakowo in Greater Poland Voivodeship.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Kosakowski, Polakowski, Mosakowski, Slowikowski, Kulakowski

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Where is the Nowakowski family from?

You can see how Nowakowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nowakowski family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Nowakowski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Nowakowski families living in Michigan. This was about 65% of all the recorded Nowakowski's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Nowakowski families in 1880.
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What did your Nowakowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nowakowski. 22% of Nowakowski men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Nowakowski women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nowakowski were Truck Driver and Waitress. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Machinist
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Maid
  • Housewife
  • Waitress
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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Nowakowski. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Nowakowski. For the veterans among your Nowakowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nowakowski lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Nowakowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Nowakowski in 1942 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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