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Zaborski Surname Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from any of various places in Poland called Zaborze named with Polish za ‘beyond’ + bór ‘forest’ or a topographic name for someone who lived ‘on the other side of the forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Zagorski, Zaborowski, Zamorski, Zaworski, Zapolski, Borski, Zatorski

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Where is the Zaborski family from?

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

What did your Zaborski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zaborski. 44% of Zaborski men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Zaborski women worked as a Waitress. .

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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
    44%
  • New Worker
    16%
  • Miner
    10%
  • Painter
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 948 census records available for the last name Zaborski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zaborski 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 316 immigration records available for the last name Zaborski. 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 324 military records available for the last name Zaborski. For the veterans among your Zaborski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zaborski lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Zaborski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Zaborski in 1963 was 72, and 78 in 2004.

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