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Markowski Surname Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Markowa Markowice Markowo Marków etc. named with the personal name Marek . This surname is also found in Germany. Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Marek . In some cases also an altered form of Ukrainian or Belorussian Markovsky a cognate of 1 above.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Makowski, Majkowski, Mackowski, Falkowski, Matkowski, Mankowski

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Where is the Markowski family from?

You can see how Markowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Markowski family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Markowski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Markowski families living in London. This was about 60% of all the recorded Markowski's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Markowski families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Markowski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Markowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Markowski. 23% of Markowski men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Markowski women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Markowski were Labor and Housework. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • New Worker
    5%
  • Labor
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    9%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Maid
    6%
  • Housework
    6%
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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Markowski. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Markowski. For the veterans among your Markowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Markowski lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Markowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Markowski in 1947 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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