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

What did your Prochazka ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Schuhmaker

    17%
  • Tailor

    17%

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Prochazka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Prochazka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Prochazka census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Prochazka. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Prochazka. For the veterans among your Prochazka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Prochazka Life Expectancy

What is the average Prochazka lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, 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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