Witkowski Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Witkowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from any of the places in Poland called Witkowo, Witków, or Witkowice, named with the personal name Witek.

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

Similar surnames: Witowski, Wilkowski, Sitkowski, Winkowski, Mikowski, Milkowski

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.


Witkowski Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Witkowski name?

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

Explore the full experience here
  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Baltic States


Your own DNA-based ethnicity estimate will differ from what you see here. To get your personalized ethnicity estimate, order an AncestryDNA® kit.order an AncestryDNA® kit.

Order a DNA Kit Today

Witkowski Family Origin

Where is the Witkowski family from?

Witkowski Family Occupations

What did your Witkowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Witkowski occupation in the USA was Clothing Store. 11% of Witkowski's were Clothing Stores. A less common occupation for the Witkowski family was Farmer And Merchant. Clothing Store, Coat Tailor and Drugist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Witkowski.

View Census data for Witkowski | Data not to scale

  • Clothing Store

  • Coat Tailor

  • Drugist

  • Farmer And Merchant


United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Witkowski Historical Records

What Witkowski family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Witkowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Witkowski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Witkowski

Passenger List

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Witkowski. 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.

View all Witkowski immigration records

Draft Card

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Witkowski. For the veterans among your Witkowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Witkowski military records

You've only scratched the surface of Witkowski family history.

Witkowski Life Expectancy

What is the average Witkowski lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Witkowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Witkowski in 1947 was 37, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Witkowski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Witkowski 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.

Famous Witkowski Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name