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Pogorzelski Name Meaning

Polish: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Pogorzel, Pogorzela, or Pogorzele, named with pogorzec ‘to burn down’. This is also found as a nickname for someone who had lost his property in a fire.

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


Similar surnames: Gorzynski, Poleski, Podgorski, Zakrzewski, Topolewski, Podolski

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Pogorzelski Family Origin

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Pogorzelski Family Occupations

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Pogorzelski Historical Records

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Pogorzelski Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Pogorzelski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Pogorzelski in 1956 was 55, and 85 in 2004.

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