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Zatorski Surname Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from Zator near Oświęcim in southern Poland. The word zator denotes a place where a river became blocked by ice in winter.

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


Similar surnames: Zamorski, Zagorski, Zaborski, Zaworski, Zakowski, Jaworski, Nagorski

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Where is the Zatorski family from?

You can see how Zatorski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Zatorski family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Zatorski families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 19% of all the recorded Zatorski's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Zatorski families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Zatorski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Zatorski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Shoe Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Zatorski. 42% of Zatorski men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Zatorski women worked as a Shoe Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zatorski were Miner 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
    42%
  • New Worker
    13%
  • Machinist
    11%
  • Miner
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Shoe Worker
    40%
  • Operator
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
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What Zatorski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 954 census records available for the last name Zatorski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zatorski 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 278 immigration records available for the last name Zatorski. 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 299 military records available for the last name Zatorski. For the veterans among your Zatorski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Zatorski lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Zatorski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Zatorski in 1962 was 76, and 85 in 2004.

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