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Pollitt Family History

Pollitt Name Meaning
English (Lancashire): from the personal name Pollit, an English vernacular form of the Greek personal name Hippolytos. Compare French Hypolite.

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

190,247 Historical Documents with Pollitt on Ancestry.com
73,134 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,975 Military Records
18,851 Immigration Records
31,332 Census and Voter Lists
63,955 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pollitt Families

  • Number of Pollitt families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pollitt families
     918 - 1,833
     307 - 917
     1 - 306
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pollitt last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pollitt census records

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Pollitt Family Origin

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Pollitt Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Pollitt families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Pollitt

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Pollitt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pollitt census records

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Pollitt Civil War Service Records

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