Popelka Family History

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Popelka Name Meaning

Czech: nickname for someone thought of as ‘gray’, i.e. one who was neglected or overlooked, from a pet form of the word popel ‘ashes’. Popelka is the Czech equivalent of Cinderella.

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


Similar surnames: Pavelka, Pelka, Belka, Opalka, Polka, Pope, Kopecky, Havelka, Poppler

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Popelka Family Origin

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Popelka Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Shoe Maker

    20%
  • Shoemaker

    20%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Popelka family was Shoemaker. The most common Popelka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Popelka's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Popelka.

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Popelka Historical Records

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Popelka Life Expectancy

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