Rakowski Family History

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Rakowski Name Meaning

Polish, Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from any of several places named Rakowo and Raków, including one south of Warsaw and another in Belarus, which was a frontier town between Poland and the Soviet Union from 1921 to 1939.

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

Similar surnames: Makowski, Sakowski, Krakowski, Zakowski, Ratkowski, Rekowski

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Rakowski Family Origin

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Rakowski Family Occupations

What did your Rakowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Rakowski. 33% of Rakowski men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Rakowski women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rakowski were Clerk and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer
  • Housework
  • New Worker

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

Rakowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Rakowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rakowski 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Rakowski. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Rakowski. For the veterans among your Rakowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rakowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Rakowski lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Rakowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Rakowski in 1946 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

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