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Tokarski Surname Meaning

Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of many places called Tokary. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): patronymic from Tokarz or Tokar . In some cases possibly also a variant transliteration of Ukrainian Tokarsky a cognate of 1 and 2 above.

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


Similar surnames: Sokolski, Polanski, Bojarski, Konarski, Tokar, Gorski, Tomaski

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Where is the Tokarski family from?

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

What did your Tokarski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Tokarski. 26% of Tokarski men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Tokarski women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tokarski were Clerk and Housewife. .

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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
    26%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Clerk
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Seamstress
    15%
  • Packer
    15%
  • Inspector
    15%
  • Housewife
    10%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Tokarski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tokarski 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 912 immigration records available for the last name Tokarski. 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 841 military records available for the last name Tokarski. For the veterans among your Tokarski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tokarski lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Tokarski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Tokarski in 1944 was 22, and 63 in 2004.

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