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Polanski Name Meaning

Polish (Polanski): ethnic name for a Pole, or more specifically for a descendant of the Polanie, one of the original Polish tribes. Polish, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), Ukrainian, and Belorussian: topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from polana ‘glade’, ‘clearing’ (a derivative of pole ‘field’), or a habitational name for someone from placed called Polana, Polanka, Polany, or any of various other places named with polana.

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


Similar surnames: Wolanski, Poleski, Polansky, Poplawski, Dolinski, Rozanski, Romanski

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Polanski Family Occupations

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Polanski Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Polanski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Polanski in 1954 was 31, and 82 in 2004.

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