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Pokorny Family History

Pokorny Name Meaning
Czech and Slovak (Pokorný), Polish, and Jewish (from Poland and Bohemia): from Czech pokorný, Polish pokorny ‘humble’, ‘meek’, a nickname for a humble or self-effacing person. This name is also found in eastern Germany.

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

45,118 Historical Documents with Pokorny on Ancestry.com
15,591 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,588 Military Records
3,271 Immigration Records
7,652 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Pokorny Families

  • Number of Pokorny families
     36 - 69
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    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

Pokorny census records

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Pokorny Family Origin

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Pokorny Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Pokorny

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Pokorny Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pokorny census records

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Pokorny Civil War Service Records

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