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Szymanski Family History

Szymanski Name Meaning

Polish (Szymański): habitational name for someone from Szymany in Podlaskie or Greater Poland Voivodeship. Compare Shemanski .

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


Similar surnames: Symanski, Szymanowski, Sieminski, Szafranski, Slominski, Szymborski

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Where is the Szymanski family from?

You can see how Szymanski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Szymanski family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Szymanski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 13 Szymanski families living in Michigan. This was about 48% of all the recorded Szymanski's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Szymanski families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Szymanski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Szymanski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Szymanski. 23% of Szymanski men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Szymanski women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Szymanski were Machinist and Machine 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
    23%
  • New Worker
    4%
  • Farmer
    4%
  • Machinist
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    7%
  • Housework
    6%
  • Waitress
    5%
  • Machine Operator
    5%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Szymanski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Szymanski 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Szymanski. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Szymanski. For the veterans among your Szymanski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Szymanski lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Szymanski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Szymanski in 1945 was 30, and 76 in 2004.

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