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Milkowski Surname Meaning

Polish (Miłkowski): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Miłków Miłkowa or Miłkowo named with the personal name Miłek (see Milek ).

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

Similar surnames: Mikowski, Wilkowski, Markowski, Majkowski, Malkowski, Olkowski

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Where is the Milkowski family from?

You can see how Milkowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Milkowski family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Milkowski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 14 Milkowski families living in Wisconsin. This was 100% of all the recorded Milkowski's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Milkowski families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Milkowski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Milkowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Milkowski. 30% of Milkowski men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Milkowski women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milkowski were Farmer 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Assembler
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
  • Housekeeper
  • Waitress
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Milkowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milkowski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 435 immigration records available for the last name Milkowski. 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 508 military records available for the last name Milkowski. For the veterans among your Milkowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Milkowski lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Milkowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Milkowski in 1960 was 52, and 69 in 2004.

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