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Polonius Family History

Polonius Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Politis, Pontius, Pagonis, Polonsky, Lenius, Polhemus, Polus, Pollins

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Where is the Polonius family from?

You can see how Polonius families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Polonius family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there was 1 Polonius family living in Illinois. This was about 50% of all the recorded Polonius's in the USA. Illinois and 1 other state had the highest population of Polonius families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Polonius surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Polonius ancestors do for a living?

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


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Census Records

There are 32 census records available for the last name Polonius. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polonius census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 10 immigration records available for the last name Polonius. 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 Cards

There are 9 military records available for the last name Polonius. For the veterans among your Polonius ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Polonius lifespan?

Between 1976 and 1984, in the United States, Polonius life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Polonius in 1976 was 79, and 78 in 1984.

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