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Novotny Family History

Novotny Name Meaning
Czech (Novotný) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname denoting a newcomer to a place. This is the third most common Czech surname.

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

87,150 Historical Documents with Novotny on Ancestry.com
33,485 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,602 Military Records
4,164 Immigration Records
16,563 Census and Voter Lists
27,336 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Novotny Families

  • Number of Novotny families
     71 - 140
     24 - 70
     1 - 23
     
    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

Novotny census records

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Novotny Family Origin

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Novotny Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Novotny families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Novotny

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Novotny Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Novotny census records

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Military Service by Novotny

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