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Kolek Family History

Kolek Name Meaning
Polish and Czech: from a pet form of Polish Mikolaj or Czech Mikoláš, vernacular forms of the Greek personal name Nikolaos (see Nicholas).Polish (Kolek): nickname for a solitary person, from kolek ‘peg’.

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

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Name Distribution of Kolek Families

  • Number of Kolek families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Kolek Family Origin

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Kolek Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Kolek

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Kolek Family Occupations

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