Popek Family History

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Popek Name Meaning

Polish: nickname from a diminutive of pop ‘priest’, specifically an Eastern Orthodox priest. Formerly this also referred to Roman Catholic priests. Compare English Pope.

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


Similar surnames: Popik, Pope, Pape, Popke, Bobek, Lojek, Rozek, Kosek, Molek, Kolek

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Popek Family Origin

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Popek Family Occupations

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Popek Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Popek Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Popek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Popek in 1953 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

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