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Politte Name Meaning

Variant of Polite a surname of French origin. This surname is also found in France (Nord) where it is very rare. In the US it is found almost exclusively in MO.

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


Similar surnames: Polite, Polito, Politz, Pollitt, Polit, Poletti, Politis, Pott, Plett

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Where is the Politte family from?

You can see how Politte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Politte family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Politte families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 83 Politte families living in Missouri. This was about 88% of all the recorded Politte's in USA. Missouri had the highest population of Politte families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Politte surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Politte ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Politte. 27% of Politte men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Politte women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Politte were Truck Driver and Maid. .

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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
    27%
  • Miner
    23%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    50%
  • Maid
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Politte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Politte 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 177 immigration records available for the last name Politte. 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 553 military records available for the last name Politte. For the veterans among your Politte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Politte lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Politte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Politte in 1956 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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