Kurkowski Family History

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Kurkowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from Kurkowo in the voivodeships of Bydgoszcz or Lom?za, named with kurek ‘cockerel’ (see Kurek).

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


Similar surnames: Jurkowski, Kurowski, Kukowski, Turkowski, Korkowski, Kotkowski

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Kurkowski Family Origin

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Kurkowski Family Occupations

What did your Kurkowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kurkowski. 20% of Kurkowski men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Kurkowski women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kurkowski were Machinist and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Machinist
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    7%
  • Servant
    7%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Waitress
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Kurkowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Kurkowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kurkowski 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 499 immigration records available for the last name Kurkowski. 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 901 military records available for the last name Kurkowski. For the veterans among your Kurkowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kurkowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Kurkowski lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Kurkowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Kurkowski in 1947 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kurkowski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kurkowski 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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