History of your Surname
Get access to Baranowski family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Baranowski Family History

Baranowski Surname Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the village of Baranów or from any of many other places (Baran Barany Baranowice Baranovo Baranovka etc.) named with Polish baran ‘ram’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Baranski, Tarnowski, Baranoski, Zarnowski, Karnowski, Sarnowski

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Baranowski family from?

You can see how Baranowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Baranowski family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Baranowski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 4 Baranowski families living in London. This was about 57% of all the recorded Baranowski's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Baranowski families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Baranowski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Baranowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Baranowski. 25% of Baranowski men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Baranowski women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Baranowski were Truck Driver and Packer. .

View Census Data for Baranowski | Data not to scale

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

United States shown, England data unavailable

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Machine Operator
    10%
  • Seamstress
    7%
  • Packer
    6%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Baranowski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Baranowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Baranowski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Baranowski

Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Baranowski. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Baranowski immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Baranowski. For the veterans among your Baranowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Baranowski military records

You've only scratched the surface of Baranowski family history

Discover More

What is the average Baranowski lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Baranowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Baranowski in 1948 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Baranowski

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Baranowski family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Baranowski last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial