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Origin and Meaning of Pekar

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  • According to a user from New York, United States, the name Pekar is of Czech origin and means ""Baker" in most slavic languages. A similarly common last name like that of "Miller" in America".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Pekar

Harvey Pekar was an underground comix writer. Harvey was given the name Harvey Lawrence Pekar on October 8th, 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. He breathed his last breath on July 12th, 2010.


László Pekár is a soccer player for the Puskás Akadémia FC, Szolnoki MÁV FC, Kecskeméti TE, Nyíregyháza Spartacus FC, Hungary national under-19 football team, and Hungary national under-21 football team. László was born on January 20th, 1993 in Szolnok.


Štefan Pekár is a soccer player for the Spartak Myjava, FC Baník Horná Nitra, FK Mladá Boleslav, and MFK Ružomberok. Štefan was born on December 3rd, 1988 in Kanianka.


Josef Pekař was a czech historian and professor. Josef was born on April 12th, 1870 in Turnov. They died on January 23rd, 1937.


Matúš Pekár is a soccer player for the FK Haniska, FC Tatran Prešov, FC Baník Horná Nitra, SK Sigma Olomouc, FK Ústí nad Labem, Bohemians 1905, MFK Vranov nad Topľou, and MŠK Rimavská Sobota. Matúš was born on March 16th, 1984 in Bojnice.


Jozef Pekár is an athlete for the OŠK Moravany nad Váhom.


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Popularity of Pekar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pekar U.S.
  White 95.49% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.89% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pekar

People with the last name Pekar are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Pekar

  • How Popular is the name Pekar? As a last name Pekar was the 23,065th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Pekar? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Pekar was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Pekar: Your name in reverse order is Rakep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aprke. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pekar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,108 people with the last name Pekar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pekar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Pekar as their last name since less than 1 person in 263k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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