Polhill Family History

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Polhill Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Probably English, from any of several places in England called Pole Hill.

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


Similar surnames: Tuthill, Cowgill, Oshell, Poppell, Coghill, Powell, Popwell, Rockhill

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Polhill Family Origin

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Polhill Family Occupations

What did your Polhill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Polhill. The most common Polhill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Polhill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Polhill family was Boiler Maker.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Boiler Maker

    4%

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

Polhill Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Polhill Life Expectancy

What is the average Polhill lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Polhill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Polhill in 1952 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polhill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polhill 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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