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Wolny Family History

Wolny Name Meaning
Polish: status name for a freedman, one who had been released from the feudal obligations of serfdom, from Polish wolny ‘free’. It may also have been a nickname meaning ‘free’.

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

4,299 Historical Documents with Wolny on Ancestry.com
1,515 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
707 Military Records
381 Immigration Records
720 Census and Voter Lists
976 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wolny Families

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

Wolny census records

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Wolny Family Origin

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Wolny Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Wolny

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Wolny Family Occupations

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Military Service by Wolny

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