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Skarzynski Surname Meaning

Polish (Skarżyński): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Skarżyn in Masovian and Greater Poland voivodeships or Skarzyń in Greater Poland voivodeships. The placenames are derived from personal name Skarga (from skarga ‘complaint’).

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


Similar surnames: Starzynski, Kaczynski, Garczynski, Karpinski, Raczynski, Korczynski

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Where is the Skarzynski family from?

You can see how Skarzynski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Skarzynski family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Skarzynski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Skarzynski families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Skarzynski's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Skarzynski families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Skarzynski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Skarzynski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laundress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Skarzynski. 56% of Skarzynski men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Skarzynski women worked as a Laundress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Skarzynski were Packer and Clerk. .

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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
    56%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Packer
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laundress
    34%
  • Operator
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
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Census Records

There are 668 census records available for the last name Skarzynski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Skarzynski 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 275 immigration records available for the last name Skarzynski. 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 476 military records available for the last name Skarzynski. For the veterans among your Skarzynski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Skarzynski lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Skarzynski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Skarzynski in 1958 was 52, and 89 in 2004.

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