Kowalik Family History

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Kowalik Name Meaning

Polish: from a diminutive of kowal ‘smith’ (see Kowal), or nickname from kowalik in the sense ‘woodpecker’.

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

Similar surnames: Kovalik, Kowalski, Kowalick, Kowalke, Kowall, Kowalchuk, Kowalczyk

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Kowalik Family Origin

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Kowalik Family Occupations

What did your Kowalik ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Tanner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Kowalik. The most common Kowalik occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Kowalik's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Tanner


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

Kowalik Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Kowalik Life Expectancy

What is the average Kowalik lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Kowalik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Kowalik in 1956 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

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