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Wilkowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from any of the many places in Poland called Wilkowo or Wilków, named with Polish wilk ‘wolf’. This name is also well established in German-speaking countries.

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


Similar surnames: Witkowski, Milkowski, Walkowski, Winkowski, Witowski, Olkowski

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Wilkowski Family Origin

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Wilkowski Family Occupations

What did your Wilkowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wilkowski. 37% of Wilkowski men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Wilkowski women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wilkowski were Clerk and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Painter
    4%
  • Clerk
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    15%
  • Stenographer
    12%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Dressmaker
    9%

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

Wilkowski Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wilkowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wilkowski 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 Wilkowski. 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 858 military records available for the last name Wilkowski. For the veterans among your Wilkowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wilkowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Wilkowski lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wilkowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Wilkowski in 1950 was 25, and 59 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wilkowski 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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