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Polley Name Meaning

English (Essex): variant spelling of Polly. French: variant of Pollet. Altered spelling of French Polly. Variant spelling of Poley.

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


Similar surnames: Colley, Palley, Poley, Polly, Tolley, Rolley, Pooley, Folley, Jolley

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Polley Family Origin

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Polley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Polley. A less common occupation for the Polley family was Carpenter. The most common Polley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Polley's were Farmers.

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Polley Historical Records

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Polley Life Expectancy

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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