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  1. Kowalski

    Kowalski (Polish pronunciation: [kɔˈvalskʲi]; feminine: Kowalska, plural Kowalscy) is the second most common surname in Poland (140,471 people in 2009). Kowalski surname is derived from the word Kowal meaning Smith. "Jan Kowalski" is a popular name that is used as a placeholder name in Poland, similar to "John Smith", its rough English-language equivalent, in English-speaking countries (though a more direct translation would be "John Smithson").

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Kowalski is ranked #1999 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Kowalski surname appeared 18,077 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 6 would have the surname Kowalski.

    96% or 17,363 total occurrences were White.
    1.8% or 334 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.1% or 208 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.4% or 81 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.2% or 51 total occurrences were Black.
    0.2% or 40 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kowalski in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kowalski in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    A greedy
    B whirring
    C handsome
    D suspicious

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