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Stanislaw Family History

Stanislaw Name Meaning

Americanized or Germanized form of Slovak and Czech Stanislav . Polish: from the personal name Stanisław (see Stanislav ). This surname is very rare in Poland. In North America this surname apparently also originated from a transferred use of the Polish personal (given) name Stanisław as a surname (i.e. as a replacement of the original surname). It may also be an American shortened form of the Polish surname Stanisławski (see Stanislawski ).

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


Similar surnames: Stanislaus, Stanis, Stanislawski, Stanish, Stanczak, Stanich, Stanick

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Where is the Stanislaw family from?

You can see how Stanislaw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Stanislaw family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Stanislaw families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Stanislaw families living in Nebraska. This was about 83% of all the recorded Stanislaw's in USA. Nebraska had the highest population of Stanislaw families in 1880.
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What did your Stanislaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Stanislaw. 18% of Stanislaw men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Stanislaw women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stanislaw were Miner and New Worker. .

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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
    18%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Miner
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
    20%
  • Saleswoman
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • New Worker
    20%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Stanislaw. 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 509 military records available for the last name Stanislaw. For the veterans among your Stanislaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Stanislaw lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Stanislaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Stanislaw in 1949 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

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