Nowakowski Family History

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Nowakowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from Nowakowa in Nowy Sacz voivodeship, or Nowakowo in Poznan voivodeship.

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

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

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Nowakowski Family Origin

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Nowakowski Family Occupations

What did your Nowakowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nowakowski family was Works In White Lead Works. Laborer, Contractor Retired and Retail Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nowakowski. The most common Nowakowski occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Nowakowski's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Contractor Retired

  • Retail Grocer

  • Works In White Lead Works


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

Nowakowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Nowakowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nowakowski 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 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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Draft Card

There are 1,000 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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Nowakowski Life Expectancy

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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