Zalewski Family History

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Zalewski Name Meaning

Polish: topographic name for someone who lived by a flood plain or a bay, Polish zalew, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word, in particular Zalew in Sieradz voivodeship or Zalewo in Olsztyn voivodeship. There has been considerable confusion with Zaleski.

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

Similar surnames: Zaleski, Zaluski, Szablewski, Galewski, Malewski, Rajewski, Milewski

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Zalewski Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Zalewski name?

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

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  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Baltic States


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


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Zalewski Family Origin

Where is the Zalewski family from?

Zalewski Family Occupations

What did your Zalewski ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Zalewski occupation in the USA was At Home. 100% of Zalewski's were At Homes.

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  • At Home


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

Zalewski Historical Records

What Zalewski family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Zalewski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zalewski 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 Zalewski. 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 Zalewski. For the veterans among your Zalewski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zalewski Life Expectancy

What is the average Zalewski lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Zalewski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Zalewski in 1944 was 26, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zalewski

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zalewski 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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