Polack Family History

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Polack Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): altered spelling of Polak.

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

Similar surnames: Pollack, Polachek, Polak, Polacek, Golick, Pollak, Polasky, Pack

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Polack Family Origin

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Polack Family Occupations

What did your Polack ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Polack family was Cigar Maker. The most common Polack occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Polack's were Farmers. Farmer, Baker By Trade and Cigar Dealer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Polack.

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  • Farmer

  • Baker By Trade

  • Cigar Dealer

  • Cigar Maker


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Polack ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Polack Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Polack. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polack 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Polack. 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 Polack. For the veterans among your Polack ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polack Life Expectancy

What is the average Polack lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Polack life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Polack in 1964 was 96, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polack

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polack 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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