Polan Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Polin. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name from Polyany, in Belarus and Ukraine, named with Slavic polyany ‘glad’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Polan Family Origin

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Polan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Engineer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Polan. The most common Polan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Polan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Polan family was Engineer.

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Polan Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Polan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Polan in 1957 was 30, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polan

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