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Pollard Name Meaning

nickname for a person with a large or unusually shaped head, from Middle English poll ‘head’ (Middle Low German polle ‘(top of the) head’) + the pejorative suffix -ard. The term pollard in the sense denoting an animal that has had its horns lopped is not recorded before the 16th century, and as applied to a tree the word is not recorded until the 17th century; so both these senses are almost certainly too late to have contributed to the surname. pejorative derivative of the personal name Paul. The surname has been established in Ireland since the 14th century.

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

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Pollard Family Origin

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Pollard Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pollard family was Farm Laborer. The most common Pollard occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Pollard's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pollard.

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Pollard Life Expectancy

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