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Golec Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from Polish golec (a noun derivative of the adjective goly ‘naked’) in various possible senses. The basic meaning is ‘naked man’ or ‘hairless man’. It could therefore be a nickname for someone penniless, totally destitute, a naked wretch, which is one of the meanings of the vocabulary word. Equally, it could be a nickname for a bald or clean-shaven man. Slovenian: nickname from the adjective gol ‘hairless’ (probably in the old sense ‘beardless youngster’).

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


Similar surnames: Gole, Holec, Molek, Sole, Goulet, Coley, Hole, Oles, Glew, Kolek

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Golec Family Occupations

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Golec Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Golec life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Golec in 1962 was 59, and 73 in 2004.

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