Pollan Family History

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Pollan Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from polan ‘dweller in a field’ (from Slavic polje ‘plain’, ‘field’), probably a nickname for a peasant as against a villager or townsman, which then came to denote someone from Poland.

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


Similar surnames: Polland, Polman, Palla, Polan, Gollin, Pollen, Dollar, Pollman

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Pollan Family Origin

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Pollan Family Occupations

What did your Pollan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Coal Miner and School Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pollan. The most common Pollan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 77% of Pollan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pollan family was Stock Raiser.

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  • Farmer

    77%
  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • School Teacher

    8%
  • Stock Raiser

    8%

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

Pollan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pollan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pollan 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pollan. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pollan. For the veterans among your Pollan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pollan Life Expectancy

What is the average Pollan lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pollan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Pollan in 1962 was 78, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pollan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pollan 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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