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Markowicz Surname Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): patronymic from the personal name Marek . Rusyn (from Poland): patronymic from the personal name Marko . Compare Markovich .

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


Similar surnames: Karpowicz, Markiewicz, Janowicz, Lewkowicz, Markowski, Markowitz

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Where is the Markowicz family from?

You can see how Markowicz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Markowicz family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 15 Markowicz families living in Michigan. This was about 23% of all the recorded Markowicz's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Markowicz families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Markowicz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Markowicz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Markowicz. 38% of Markowicz men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Markowicz women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Markowicz were Press Operator and Beauty Operator. .

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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%
  • Machinist
    18%
  • New Worker
    11%
  • Press Operator
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Winder
    23%
  • Beauty Operator
    23%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Markowicz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Markowicz 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Markowicz. 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 518 military records available for the last name Markowicz. For the veterans among your Markowicz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Markowicz lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Markowicz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Markowicz in 1957 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

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