Poltorak Family History
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Poltorak Name Meaning
Polish (Póltorak), Jewish (from Poland and Ukraine), and Ukrainian: nickname from Polish póltorak ‘one and a half’, denoting a coin of the value of one and half grosz. Alternatively, perhaps, a nickname for an exceptionally large person, from Polish póltora, Russian poltora, ‘one and a half’ + the Slavic noun suffix -ak, or from the same word in an expression meaning, roughly, ‘he looks the very picture’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press