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Politi Family History

Politi Name Meaning

Southern Italian (mainly Calabria and eastern Sicily) and Jewish (from Italy): variant of Polito. This is also found as a Jewish surname. habitational name from Polito in Cosenza.

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


Similar surnames: Poli, Polit, Politz, Polin, Politis, Polich, Poliak, Polizzi, Poggi

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Where is the Politi family from?

You can see how Politi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Politi family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Politi families were found in USA in 1920, and United Kingdom in 1891. In 1920 there were 6 Politi families living in New York. This was about 38% of all the recorded Politi's in USA. New York had the highest population of Politi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Politi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Politi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Politi. 32% of Politi men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Politi women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Politi were Presser and Operator. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Painter
    12%
  • Presser
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    60%
  • Operator
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Politi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Politi census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Politi. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Politi. For the veterans among your Politi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Politi lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Politi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Politi in 1950 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

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