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Potempa Family History

Potempa Name Meaning
Polish (Potepa): nickname from a derivative of potepic ‘to condemn’, applied either to a very judgmental person or to someone who was condemned.

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

4,290 Historical Documents with Potempa on Ancestry.com
1,876 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
245 Military Records
230 Immigration Records
804 Census and Voter Lists
1,135 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Potempa Families

  • Number of Potempa families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    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

Potempa census records

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Potempa Family Origin

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Potempa Immigration Information

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You can find out when most of the Potempa 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 Potempa

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Potempa Family Occupations

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Military Service by Potempa

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