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Ptacek Family History

Ptacek Name Meaning
Czech (Ptácek): nickname for a small person or a smart individual, from a diminutive of Ptak ‘bird’.

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

12,928 Historical Documents with Ptacek on Ancestry.com
4,383 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
621 Military Records
537 Immigration Records
2,748 Census and Voter Lists
4,639 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ptacek Families

  • Number of Ptacek families
     16 - 29
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Ptacek last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Ptacek census records

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Ptacek Family Origin

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Ptacek Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Ptacek 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 Ptacek

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Ptacek Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Ptacek census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Ptacek ancestors, such as occupation.

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Military Service by Ptacek

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