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Cholewa Name Meaning

Polish: metonymic occupational name for a bootmaker, or a nickname for someone who habitually wore boots, from cholewa ‘boot upper’.

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


Similar surnames: Plewa, Scholer, Chavera, Chiesa, Chmela, Hole, Chew, Coley, Chorba

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Cholewa Family Origin

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Cholewa Family Occupations

What did your Cholewa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cholewa occupation in the USA was Shoe Maker. 100% of Cholewa's were Shoe Makers.

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  • Shoe Maker

    100%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cholewa ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cholewa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cholewa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cholewa census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Cholewa. 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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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Cholewa. For the veterans among your Cholewa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cholewa Life Expectancy

What is the average Cholewa lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Cholewa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Cholewa in 1945 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cholewa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cholewa ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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