Sosnowski Family History

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Sosnowski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of a number of places called Sosnowa, Sosnów, or Sosnowo, named with sosna ‘pine tree’.

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

Similar surnames: Kosowski, Osowski, Sarnowski, Borkowski, Sokolowski, Maslowski

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Sosnowski Family Origin

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Sosnowski Family Occupations

What did your Sosnowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Saloonkeeper and Teaches Music were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sosnowski. The most common Sosnowski occupation in the USA was Saloonkeeper. 33% of Sosnowski's were Saloonkeepers. A less common occupation for the Sosnowski family was Works In Lumber Yard.

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  • Saloonkeeper

  • Teaches Music

  • Works In Lumber Yard


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

Sosnowski Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Sosnowski Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Sosnowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Sosnowski in 1956 was 64, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sosnowski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sosnowski 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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