Prochazka Family History

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Prochazka Name Meaning

Czech (Procházka): from an agent derivative of procházet ‘to walk or wander’; this was an occupational name for an itinerant tradesman, especially a traveling butcher. It could also be a nickname for an idle person, from the same word in the sense of one who sauntered around idly.

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


Similar surnames: Prochaska, Pociask, Podraza, Brichacek, Rock, Prchal, Arocha, Prucha

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Prochazka Family Origin

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Prochazka Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Prochazka family was Tailor. Laborer, Farmer and Schuhmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Prochazka. The most common Prochazka occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Prochazka's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Schuhmaker

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%

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Prochazka Historical Records

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Prochazka Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, Prochazka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Prochazka in 1952 was 52, and 78 in 2004.

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