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Wolak Name Meaning

Polish: patronymic from a short form of Wolimir or some other personal name formed with woli-, a derivative of wolec ‘to want’ or of wola ‘will’.

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


Similar surnames: Wolan, Dolak, Woyak, Wolek, Kolak, Kolek, Solak, Bolek, Wolk, Polak

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Wolak Family Origin

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Wolak Family Occupations

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Wolak Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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There are 929 military records available for the last name Wolak. For the veterans among your Wolak ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wolak Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Wolak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Wolak in 1950 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

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