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Witowski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from any of the places in Poland called Witowice Witowo or Witów named with the personal name Witold or Wit (see Witek ).

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


Similar surnames: Witkowski, Wilkowski, Mikowski, Kitowski, Lisowski, Gutowski

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Where is the Witowski family from?

You can see how Witowski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Witowski family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Witowski families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there was 1 Witowski family living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Witowski's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Witowski families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Witowski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Witowski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Witowski. 31% of Witowski men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Witowski women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Witowski were New Worker 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
    31%
  • Proprietor
    11%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • New Worker
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    24%
  • Machine Operator
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Housewife
    16%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Witowski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Witowski 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 391 immigration records available for the last name Witowski. 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 600 military records available for the last name Witowski. For the veterans among your Witowski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Witowski lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Witowski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Witowski in 1962 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

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