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Placzek Name Meaning

Polish (Placzek): nickname for a moaner, from plakac ‘to weep’, ‘complain’.

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


Similar surnames: Placek, Platek, Zaczek, Kruczek, Ryczek, Klocek, Reczek, Panek, Lasek

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Placzek Family Origin

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Placzek Family Occupations

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Placzek Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Placzek Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Placzek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Placzek in 1958 was 49, and 86 in 2004.

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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