Borowski Family History

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Borowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from a place named with Bor, a short form of the personal names Borzyslaw or Bolebor (composed of Slavic borzy, bor ‘to fight’ + slaw ‘glory’ or bole ‘greater’ + the possessive suffix -ow). Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from a place named with bór ‘pine forest’. See also Borofsky.

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

Similar surnames: Borkowski, Zborowski, Borski, Bobrowski, Borofsky, Turowski

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Borowski Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Borowski name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Borowski. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Baltic States


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


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Borowski Family Origin

Where is the Borowski family from?

Borowski Family Occupations

What did your Borowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Mas Mariner and School Proprietor (Master) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Borowski. The most common Borowski occupation in the UK was Mas Mariner. 50% of Borowski's were Mas Mariners.

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  • Mas Mariner

  • School Proprietor (Master)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Borowski ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Borowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Borowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Borowski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Borowski. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Borowski. For the veterans among your Borowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Borowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Borowski lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Borowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Borowski in 1951 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Borowski ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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