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Pelech Family History

Pelech Name Meaning
Czech and Ukrainian: from a derivative of the old Slavic personal name Pelhrim.Czech: nickname for someone who lived in a slum, Czech pelech.Ukrainian: nickname from Ukrainian pelekh ‘tuft of hair’, probably in the transferred sense ‘old man’.

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

5,646 Historical Documents with Pelech on Ancestry.com
2,875 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
164 Military Records
893 Immigration Records
1,218 Census and Voter Lists
496 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pelech Families

  • Number of Pelech families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pelech families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pelech last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pelech census records

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Pelech Family Origin

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Pelech Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Pelech

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Pelech Family Occupations

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Military Service by Pelech

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