Pelech Family History

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Pelech Name Meaning

Czech and Ukrainian: from a derivative of the old Slavic personal name Pelhrim. Czech: nickname for someone who lived in a slum, Czech pelech. Ukrainian: nickname from Ukrainian pelekh ‘tuft of hair’, probably in the transferred sense ‘old man’.

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

Similar surnames: Pech, Pilch, Lech, Polich, Pesch, Felch, Leach, Paluch, Peach, Yelich

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Pelech Family Origin

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Pelech Family Occupations

What did your Pelech ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cotton Rover Card Room was the top reported job for people in the UK named Pelech.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Cotton Rover Card Room

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Pelech Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pelech. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pelech 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 921 immigration records available for the last name Pelech. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 173 military records available for the last name Pelech. For the veterans among your Pelech ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pelech Life Expectancy

What is the average Pelech lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Pelech life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Pelech in 1947 was 60, and 43 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pelech

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