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Nowinski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) (Nowiński): habitational name for someone from any of many places in Poland Ukraine and Belarus called (in Polish) Nowina Nowiny Nowinka Nowinki etc. all named with nowina ‘fallow land’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sowinski, Dolinski, Losinski, Lozinski, Osinski, Nowicki, Wolinski

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Where is the Nowinski family from?

You can see how Nowinski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nowinski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Nowinski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 16 Nowinski families living in Michigan. This was about 26% of all the recorded Nowinski's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Nowinski families in 1920.
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What did your Nowinski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nowinski. 23% of Nowinski men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Nowinski women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nowinski were New Worker and Telephone Operator. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Assembler
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Operator
  • Telephone Operator
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nowinski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nowinski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 716 immigration records available for the last name Nowinski. 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 Cards

There are 597 military records available for the last name Nowinski. For the veterans among your Nowinski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nowinski lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Nowinski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nowinski in 1954 was 51, and 88 in 2004.

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