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Karpowicz Surname Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): patronymic from Karp .

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


Similar surnames: Markowicz, Karpovich, Kotowicz, Janowicz, Karpowich, Abramowicz

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Where is the Karpowicz family from?

You can see how Karpowicz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Karpowicz family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Karpowicz families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 22% of all the recorded Karpowicz's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Karpowicz families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Karpowicz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Karpowicz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Karpowicz. 38% of Karpowicz men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Karpowicz women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Karpowicz were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    14%
  • Machine Operator
    14%
  • Waitress
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    9%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Karpowicz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Karpowicz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Karpowicz. 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.

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Draft Cards

There are 695 military records available for the last name Karpowicz. For the veterans among your Karpowicz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Karpowicz lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Karpowicz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Karpowicz in 1949 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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