Pawlowski Family History

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Pawlowski Name Meaning

Polish (Pawlowski): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Pawlów and Pawlowo, named with the personal name Pawel (see Paul).

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

Similar surnames: Pankowski, Markowski, Majkowski, Pawlicki, Waclawski, Palkowski

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Pawlowski Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Pawlowski name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Pawlowski. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Baltic States


  • Germanic Europe


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Pawlowski Family Origin

Where is the Pawlowski family from?

Pawlowski Family Occupations

What did your Pawlowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pawlowski family was Shoemaker. Farmer, Blacksmith and Keeps Tailor Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pawlowski. The most common Pawlowski occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Pawlowski's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeps Tailor Shop

  • Shoemaker


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

Pawlowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Pawlowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pawlowski 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Pawlowski. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Pawlowski. For the veterans among your Pawlowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pawlowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Pawlowski lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Pawlowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Pawlowski in 1946 was 29, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pawlowski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pawlowski 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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