Polland Family History

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Polland Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): variant of Pollan, with excrescent -d. Scottish: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Poland, Pollan, Holland, Folland, Rolland, Bolland, Calland, Copland

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Polland Family Origin

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Polland Family Occupations

What did your Polland ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Polland family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Polland. The most common Polland occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Polland's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Polland Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Polland. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polland 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Polland. 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 Polland. For the veterans among your Polland ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polland Life Expectancy

What is the average Polland lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Polland life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Polland in 1960 was 42, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polland

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polland 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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