Pokorny Family History

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Pokorny Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Pokorný), Polish, and Jewish (from Poland and Bohemia): from Czech pokorný, Polish pokorny ‘humble’, ‘meek’, a nickname for a humble or self-effacing person. This name is also found in eastern Germany.

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


Similar surnames: Pokora, Korn, Okon, Pokorski, Podgorny, Mokry, Novotny, Potosky

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Pokorny Family Origin

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Pokorny Family Occupations

What did your Pokorny ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pokorny family was Turner. The most common Pokorny occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Pokorny's were Farmers. Farmer, Segar Maker and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pokorny.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Segar Maker

    14%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Turner

    9%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pokorny ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pokorny Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pokorny. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pokorny census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pokorny. 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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Draft Card

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

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Pokorny Life Expectancy

What is the average Pokorny lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pokorny life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pokorny in 1955 was 55, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pokorny

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pokorny ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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