Pole Family History

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Pole Name Meaning

English (Leicestershire): variant of Paul or Pool. Americanized spelling of German Pohle or Pohl.

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


Similar surnames: Poll, Poole, Pote, Cole, Pol, Poje, Kole, Polt, Poley, Pile

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Pole Family Origin

Where is the Pole family from?

Pole Family Occupations

What did your Pole ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pole occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Pole's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pole family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pole.

View Census data for Pole | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    28%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Pole Historical Records

What Pole family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pole. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pole 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 Pole. 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 Pole. For the veterans among your Pole ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pole Life Expectancy

What is the average Pole lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Pole life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Pole in 1963 was 71, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pole

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pole 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.

Famous Pole Family

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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