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Pakula Surname Meaning

Polish (Pakuła):: from Polish pakuƚy ‘tow’ (in the sense ‘loose ends of linen or rope’) probably used for someone with tow-like hair or perhaps for someone who worked with linen or hemp. from a derivative of the personal name Pakosƚaw composed of the Old Slavic elements pak ‘again’ + slav ‘glory’ or ‘famous’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Padula, Bakula, Palla, Parola, Pala, Paula, Pikula, Kula, Sekula

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Where is the Pakula family from?

You can see how Pakula families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pakula family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Pakula families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Pakula families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Pakula's in USA. New York had the highest population of Pakula families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pakula surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pakula ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dressmaker was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Pakula. 100% of Pakula women worked as a Dressmaker. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Dressmaker
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pakula. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pakula census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 782 immigration records available for the last name Pakula. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 482 military records available for the last name Pakula. For the veterans among your Pakula ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pakula lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Pakula life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Pakula in 1941 was 34, and 67 in 2004.

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