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Tomczak Name Meaning

Polish: patronymic from Tomek, a pet form of the personal name Tomasz (see Thomas).

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

Similar surnames: Tomczyk, Sobczak, Olczak, Tomasik, Tomanek, Stanczak, Antczak

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Where is the Tomczak family from?

You can see how Tomczak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tomczak family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Tomczak families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 45 Tomczak families living in Michigan. This was about 24% of all the recorded Tomczak's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Tomczak families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tomczak surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Tomczak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tomczak. 25% of Tomczak men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Tomczak women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tomczak were New Worker and Waitress. .

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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
  • Machinist
  • Labor
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Packer
  • Presser
  • Waitress
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tomczak. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Tomczak. For the veterans among your Tomczak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tomczak lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Tomczak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Tomczak in 1943 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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