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Politis Name Meaning

from a short form of the personal name Hippolytos (composed of the elements hippos ‘horse’ + luein ‘loose’). This was the name of various minor early Christian saints as well as a figure in classical mythology (a young man who rejected the incestuous advances of his stepmother Phaedra). shortened form of medieval Greek Konstantinopolites, a habitational name for someone from Constantinople. Greek polites literally means ‘citizen’, ‘city dweller’; in the Levant the city in question was assumed (in the absence of any other specification) to be Constantinople.

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


Similar surnames: Polito, Politz, Polich, Politi, Polit, Pollitt, Polt, Polite, Solis

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Politis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Politis in 1959 was 40, and 88 in 2004.

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