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Szymkowski Family History

Szymkowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from a place called Szymkowo named with Polish Szymek a pet form of the personal name Szymon Polish form of Simon .

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

Similar surnames: Szymkowiak, Stankowski, Slomkowski, Zbikowski, Smykowski, Szydlowski

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Where is the Szymkowski family from?

You can see how Szymkowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Szymkowski family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Szymkowski families living in Illinois. This was about 23% of all the recorded Szymkowski's in USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Szymkowski families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Szymkowski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Szymkowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Szymkowski. 48% of Szymkowski men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Szymkowski women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Szymkowski were Farmer and Seamstress. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Machinist
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Assembler
  • New Worker
  • Seamstress
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What Szymkowski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 759 census records available for the last name Szymkowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Szymkowski 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 172 immigration records available for the last name Szymkowski. 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 326 military records available for the last name Szymkowski. For the veterans among your Szymkowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Szymkowski lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Szymkowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Szymkowski in 1961 was 58, and 90 in 2004.

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