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Milewski Surname Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from a place called Milew or Milewo named with miły ‘nice pleasant’.

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


Similar surnames: Malewski, Zmijewski, Milkowski, Zalewski, Lijewski, Mikowski

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Where is the Milewski family from?

You can see how Milewski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Milewski family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Milewski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Milewski family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Milewski's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Milewski families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Milewski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Milewski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Milewski. 25% of Milewski men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Milewski women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Milewski were New Worker and Laborer. .

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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
    25%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • New Worker
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    11%
  • New Worker
    10%
  • Assembler
    8%
  • Laborer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Milewski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milewski 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 Milewski. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Milewski. For the veterans among your Milewski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Milewski lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Milewski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Milewski in 1941 was 28, and 74 in 2004.

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