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Polenz Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of three places in Saxony named Polenz, which may derive from Slavic polje, poljana ‘plain’.

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


Similar surnames: Lenz, Klenz, Politz, Palen, Goltz, Polen, Polan, Poley, Dolen, Nolen

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Polenz Family Origin

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Polenz Family Occupations

What did your Polenz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Polenz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Polenz's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Polenz Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Polenz Life Expectancy

What is the average Polenz lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Polenz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Polenz in 1965 was 80, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polenz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polenz 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 Polenz Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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