Potosky Family History

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Potosky Name Meaning

Germanized or Americanized form of Czech and Slovak Potocký, topographic name for someone who lived by a stream, Czech potok.

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


Similar surnames: Potocki, Morosky, Pataky, Pokorny, Podrasky, Petrosky, Petoskey

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Potosky Family Origin

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Potosky Family Occupations

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  • Cloak Salesman

    50%
  • Retired Watchmaker

    50%

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In 1880, Cloak Salesman and Retired Watchmaker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Potosky. The most common Potosky occupation in the USA was Cloak Salesman. 50% of Potosky's were Cloak Salesmans.

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Potosky Historical Records

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Potosky Life Expectancy

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