Pawlak Family History

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Pawlak Name Meaning

Polish: patronymic from the personal name Pawel (see Paul).

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

Similar surnames: Pawlik, Gawlak, Pawluk, Pavlak, Pallas, Pala, Pawlus, Maslak, Pawelek

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Pawlak Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Pawlak name?

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

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Baltic States


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Pawlak Family Origin

Where is the Pawlak family from?

Pawlak Family Occupations

What did your Pawlak ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer and Work In Lumber Yard were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pawlak. The most common Pawlak occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Pawlak's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Work In Lumber Yard


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

Pawlak Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Pawlak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pawlak 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 Pawlak. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Pawlak. For the veterans among your Pawlak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pawlak Life Expectancy

What is the average Pawlak lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Pawlak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pawlak in 1948 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pawlak

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pawlak 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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