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Wawrzyniak Family History

Wawrzyniak Name Meaning

Polish: patronymic from the personal name Wawrzyniec (see Lawrence and Wawro ).

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


Similar surnames: Wawrzynski, Hawrylak, Marciniak, Krysiak, Krzyzaniak, Andrysiak

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Where is the Wawrzyniak family from?

You can see how Wawrzyniak families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wawrzyniak family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 23 Wawrzyniak families living in Illinois. This was about 21% of all the recorded Wawrzyniak's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Wawrzyniak families in 1920.
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What did your Wawrzyniak ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Wawrzyniak. 32% of Wawrzyniak men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Wawrzyniak women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wawrzyniak were Farmer and Maid. .

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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
    32%
  • Machinist
    10%
  • New Worker
    8%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    17%
  • Packer
    14%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Wawrzyniak. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wawrzyniak 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 959 immigration records available for the last name Wawrzyniak. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Wawrzyniak. For the veterans among your Wawrzyniak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Wawrzyniak lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Wawrzyniak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Wawrzyniak in 1951 was 57, and 70 in 2004.

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