Palkowski Family History

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Palkowski Name Meaning

Polish (Palkowski): habitational name for someone from a place called Palkowa (now in Belarus), named with palka ‘stave’, ‘stick’.

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

Similar surnames: Falkowski, Walkowski, Pankowski, Malkowski, Galkowski, Salkowski

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Palkowski Family Origin

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Palkowski Family Occupations

What did your Palkowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Assembler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Palkowski. 26% of Palkowski men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Palkowski women worked as an Assembler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Palkowski were New Worker and Weaver

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Farm Hand
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Assembler
  • Maid
  • Stenographer
  • Weaver

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

Palkowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Palkowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Palkowski 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 257 immigration records available for the last name Palkowski. 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 364 military records available for the last name Palkowski. For the veterans among your Palkowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Palkowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Palkowski lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Palkowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Palkowski in 1959 was 43, and 38 in 2004.

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