Poll Family History

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Poll Name Meaning

Dutch: variant spelling of Pol. English (Norfolk): variant of Paul or Pool. German (also Pöll): from a short form of a personal name composed with Old High German bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’. North German: variant of Pohl 2. South German form of Boll.

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


Similar surnames: Polt, Pool, Pell, Doll, Toll, Roll, Pohl, Holl, Moll, Pol

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Poll Family Origin

Where is the Poll family from?

Poll Family Occupations

What did your Poll ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tailor and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poll. A less common occupation for the Poll family was Laborer. The most common Poll occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Poll's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Tailor

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Poll Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Poll. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poll 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Poll. 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 Poll. For the veterans among your Poll ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poll Life Expectancy

What is the average Poll lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Poll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Poll in 1955 was 47, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poll

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poll 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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