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Pelc Name Meaning

Polish, Czech, Slovenian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): Slavic spelling of German Peltz ‘fur’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a furrier.

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


Similar surnames: Pels, Pelz, Pell, Pilz, Polce, Kell, Pesce, Belt, Helf, Gell

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Pelc Family Origin

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Pelc Family Occupations

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Pelc Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pelc. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pelc. For the veterans among your Pelc ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pelc Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Pelc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Pelc in 1945 was 37, and 81 in 2004.

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