Polyak Family History

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Polyak Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) and Hungarian (Polyák): variant of Polak ‘Pole’.

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


Similar surnames: Poliak, Pollak, Polak, Polyakov, Polan, Pollack, Polack, Novak, Polka

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Polyak Family Origin

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Polyak Family Occupations

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Polyak Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Polyak Life Expectancy

What is the average Polyak lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Polyak life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Polyak in 1955 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polyak 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.

Famous Polyak Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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