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Zawada Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): nickname for a troublesome or troubled person, from Polish zawada ‘problem’, ‘obstacle’. In some cases it may be a topographic name for someone who lived by a physical obstruction or a habitational name from a place called Zawada, named with this word (see Zawadzki).

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


Similar surnames: Zavada, Zasada, Zabala, Salada, Zabawa, Rada, Strada, Zalar, Zapata

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Zawada Family Occupations

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Zawada Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Zawada life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Zawada in 1952 was 47, and 73 in 2004.

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