Polito Family History

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Polito Name Meaning

reduced form of Ippolito. Compare French Hypolite, Greek Politis. from Polites, a shortened form of medieval Greek Konstantinopolites, an ethnic name for someone from Constantinople.

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

Similar surnames: Politz, Politis, Polit, Polite, Pollitt, Politte, Polin, Polino, Poli

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Polito Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Polito name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Polito. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


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Polito Family Origin

Where is the Polito family from?

Polito Family Occupations

What did your Polito ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farm Laborer, Farmer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Polito. The most common Polito occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 17% of Polito's were Farm Laborers. A less common occupation for the Polito family was Master Mariner.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Master Mariner


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

Polito Historical Records

What Polito family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Polito. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polito 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Polito. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Polito. For the veterans among your Polito ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polito Life Expectancy

What is the average Polito lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Polito life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Polito in 1950 was 35, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polito

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polito 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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