Polega Family History

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Polega Name Meaning

Polish: nickname for a reliable person, from a derivative of polegac ‘to depend upon’ ‘rely upon’.

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


Similar surnames: Potempa, Walega, Polka, Plewa, Popek, Leja, Oles, Pelech, Olexa

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Polega Family Origin

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Polega Family Occupations

What did your Polega ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Polega occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Polega's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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

Polega Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Polega Life Expectancy

What is the average Polega lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Polega life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Polega in 1957 was 49, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polega

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polega 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 Polega Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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