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Kaminski Name Meaning

Polish (Kaminski): habitational name for someone from any of more than 60 villages and towns named Kamien, from Polish kamien ‘stone’, ‘rock’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of the places mentioned at 1 or from places in Ukraine named Kamin, from Ukrainian kamin ‘stone’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places named Kamionka in Polish or Kaminka in Ukrainian.

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

Similar surnames: Kalinski, Krasinski, Kulinski, Babinski, Malinski, Lapinski

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Kaminski Family Origin

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Kaminski Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kaminski. 22% of Kaminski men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Kaminski women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaminski were New Worker and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Machinist
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
  • New Worker

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

Kaminski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Kaminski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaminski 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Kaminski. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Kaminski. For the veterans among your Kaminski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kaminski Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kaminski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kaminski in 1944 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

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