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Poland Name Meaning

German and English: from Middle High German Polan ‘Poland’ + inorganic -d, a name denoting a Pole or someone with Polish connections. Irish (County Offaly, also Armagh and Down): variant of Polin. Compare Polan. In New England, this is sometimes an Americanized spelling of French Poulin.

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


Similar surnames: Boland, Roland, Polan, Noland, Voland, Polland, Piland, Rowland

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Poland Family Origin

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Poland Family Occupations

What did your Poland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poland family was Farming. The most common Poland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Poland's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poland.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    3%

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

Poland Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Poland ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Poland Life Expectancy

What is the average Poland lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, Poland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Poland in 1941 was 45, and 74 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poland 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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