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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


Similar surnames: Pultorak, Polak, Pollard, Kolak, Poster, Pokora, Zoldak, Ponto

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Poltorak Family Origin

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Poltorak Family Occupations

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Poltorak Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Poltorak Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Poltorak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Poltorak in 1963 was 76, and 89 in 2004.

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