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Orzechowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Orzechów or Orzechowo, named with orzech ‘nut’, ‘hazelnut’. It may also be a topographic name for someone living by a hazelnut tree, or a nickname for someone with light brown hair, from the adjective orzechowy ‘hazel’.

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

Similar surnames: Czechowski, Korzeniowski, Obuchowski, Grochowski, Zychowski

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Orzechowski Family Origin

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Orzechowski Family Occupations

What did your Orzechowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Orzechowski occupation in the USA was Catholic Priest. 100% of Orzechowski's were Catholic Priests.

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  • Catholic Priest


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

Orzechowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Orzechowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Orzechowski 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Orzechowski. 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 Orzechowski. For the veterans among your Orzechowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Orzechowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Orzechowski lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Orzechowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Orzechowski in 1955 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Orzechowski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Orzechowski 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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