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Pniewski Name Meaning

Polish and Jewish (from Poland): habitational name for someone from Pniewy in the district of Poznan, or from any of the many places in Poland named Pniewo.

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

Similar surnames: Sypniewski, Majewski, Poleski, Zaniewski, Kaniewski, Bielski

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Where is the Pniewski family from?

You can see how Pniewski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pniewski family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Pniewski families living in Michigan. This was about 19% of all the recorded Pniewski's in USA. Michigan and 1 other state had the highest population of Pniewski families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pniewski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pniewski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pniewski. 28% of Pniewski men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Pniewski women worked as a Laundress. .

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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
  • Butcher
  • Machine Operator
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laundress
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What Pniewski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 491 census records available for the last name Pniewski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pniewski 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 207 immigration records available for the last name Pniewski. 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 236 military records available for the last name Pniewski. For the veterans among your Pniewski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pniewski lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2003, in the United States, Pniewski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Pniewski in 1949 was 33, and 66 in 2003.

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