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Makowski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of various places called Maków Makowa or Makowo all named with Slavic mak ‘poppy’. This surname is also found in Germany. Compare Makosky and Makowsky . In some cases possibly also an altered form of Ukrainian Makovsky 1 a cognate of 1 above.

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

Similar surnames: Markowski, Mikowski, Sakowski, Rakowski, Majkowski, Mackowski

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Where is the Makowski family from?

You can see how Makowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Makowski family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Makowski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 2 Makowski families living in Middlesex. This was 100% of all the recorded Makowski's in United Kingdom. Middlesex had the highest population of Makowski families in 1891.
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What did your Makowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Makowski. 24% of Makowski men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Makowski women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Makowski were Machinist and Housekeeper. .

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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
  • Truck Driver
  • New Worker
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Makowski lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Makowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Makowski in 1940 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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