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Potocnik Name Meaning

Czech and Slovak (Potocník) and Slovenian (Potocnik): topographic name for someone who lived by a brook, from potok ‘brook’. Slovenian (Potocnik): old habitational name for someone from any of various places called Potok or Potoce, named with potok ‘brook’.

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


Similar surnames: Potocki, Kotnik, Potucek, Boock, Stocki, Stock, Bostock, Plock, Poock

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Potocnik Family Origin

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Potocnik Family Occupations

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Potocnik Historical Records

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Passenger List

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Potocnik Life Expectancy

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Between 1967 and 2004, in the United States, Potocnik life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Potocnik in 1967 was 83, and 93 in 2004.

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