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 1880, the most common Rakowski occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Rakowski's were Farmers. Farmer and Works In Lumber Yard were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Rakowski.

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  • Farmer

  • Works In Lumber Yard


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

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rakowski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rakowski 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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