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Tokarz Family History

Tokarz Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): occupational name from Polish tokarz ‘turner’.

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


Similar surnames: Tokar, Tkacz, Solarz, Stolarz, Piekarz, Tracz, Solar, Karcz, Kara

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Where is the Tokarz family from?

You can see how Tokarz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tokarz family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Tokarz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 23 Tokarz families living in Illinois. This was about 33% of all the recorded Tokarz's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Tokarz families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tokarz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tokarz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Weaver were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tokarz. 38% of Tokarz men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Tokarz women worked as a Weaver. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tokarz were New Worker and Packer. .

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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
    38%
  • Weaver
    8%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • New Worker
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Weaver
    14%
  • Press Operator
    12%
  • Maid
    9%
  • Packer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tokarz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tokarz 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tokarz. 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 805 military records available for the last name Tokarz. For the veterans among your Tokarz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tokarz lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Tokarz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tokarz in 1956 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

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