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Polanski Family History

Polanski Name Meaning
Polish (Polanski): ethnic name for a Pole, or more specifically for a descendant of the Polanie, one of the original Polish tribes.Polish, Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic), Ukrainian, and Belorussian: topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, from polana ‘glade’, ‘clearing’ (a derivative of pole ‘field’), or a habitational name for someone from placed called Polana, Polanka, Polany, or any of various other places named with polana.

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

9,172 Historical Documents with Polanski on Ancestry.co.uk
3,146 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
689 Military Records
1,026 Immigration Records
2,387 Census and Voter Lists
1,924 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Polanski Families

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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Polanski census records

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Polanski Family Origin

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Polanski Emigration Information (US)

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You can find out when most of the Polanski families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to emigration records dating from that era.

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Polanski Family Occupations

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

Military Service by Polanski

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