Kowalewski Family History

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Kowalewski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from places called Kowalew or Kowalewo, named with kowal ‘smith’. Jewish (from Poland): occupational name from the vocabulary word kowal ‘smith’, with the addition of the common surname ending -ewski.

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


Similar surnames: Kowalski, Koralewski, Kowalkowski, Kovaleski, Kozlowski, Zalewski

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Kowalewski Family Origin

Where is the Kowalewski family from?

Kowalewski Family Occupations

What did your Kowalewski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kowalewski occupation in the USA was Laborer. 67% of Kowalewski's were Laborers. Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kowalewski.

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  • Laborer

    67%
  • Stone Mason

    33%

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

Kowalewski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Kowalewski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kowalewski 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Kowalewski. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kowalewski. For the veterans among your Kowalewski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kowalewski Life Expectancy

What is the average Kowalewski lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Kowalewski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kowalewski in 1944 was 27, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kowalewski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kowalewski 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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