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Onlowski Family History

Onlowski Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Orlowski, Osowski, Kozlowski, Olkowski, Bonkowski, Ossowski

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Where is the Onlowski family from?

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

What did your Onlowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Onlowski. 100% of Onlowski men worked as a 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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 22 census records available for the last name Onlowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Onlowski 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 3 immigration records available for the last name Onlowski. 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 1 military records available for the last name Onlowski. For the veterans among your Onlowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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