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

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Segar Maker

    14%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Turner

    9%

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

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Pokorny Historical Records

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Pokorny Life Expectancy

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Famous Pokorny Family

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