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Dvorak Family History

Dvorak Name Meaning
Czech (Dvorák): status name for a rich farmer, one who owned a manor house, from Czech dvur ‘manor’, ‘estate’, or in some cases an occupational name for someone who worked at a manor house rather than on the land. Compare Sedlak. In Moravia the term denoted a freeholder subject only to the king. This is the fourth most common surname in the Czech lands.

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

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Name Distribution of Dvorak Families

  • Number of Dvorak families
     92 - 182
     31 - 91
     1 - 30
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dvorak families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dvorak Family Origin

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Dvorak Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Dvorak

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Dvorak Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Dvorak

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