Poellnitz Family History

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Poellnitz Name Meaning

German (also Pöllnitz): habitational name from a place called Pöllnitz, in former West Prussia.

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


Similar surnames: Prellwitz, Wellnitz, Peitz, Poehlein, Goerlitz, Koellner, Gerlitz

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Poellnitz Family Origin

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Poellnitz Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Poellnitz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 73% of Poellnitz's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poellnitz family was Farm Laborer. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Poellnitz.

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  • Farmer

    73%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%

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Poellnitz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Poellnitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poellnitz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Poellnitz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Poellnitz. For the veterans among your Poellnitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poellnitz Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Poellnitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Poellnitz in 1949 was 30, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poellnitz ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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