Pol Name Meaning

Catalan and Occitan: from the personal name Pol, equivalent to Paul. Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a grassy mound, from Middle Dutch pol ‘tussock’. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Pohl. Polish: ethnic name or regional name meaning ‘Pole’ (see Polak). Polish: from a shortened or reduced form of any of several personal name containing the syllable -pol-, e.g. Polikarp, Hipolit, or Leopold.

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

Similar surnames: Pool, Pohl, Polk, Sol, Poel, Poll, Polt, Pal, Pola, Polin

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Pol Family Origin

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Pol Family Occupations

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In 1939, Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pol. 29% of Pol men worked as a Retired and 58% of Pol women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pol were Master Hairdresser and Wife Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Retired
  • Asst Manager (brewers)
  • Hairdresser Assistant
  • Master Hairdresser

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Carpenter (heavy Worker)
  • Retired
  • Wife Unpaid Domestic Duties

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Pol Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Pol. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pol 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

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Draft Card

There are 17,000 military records available for the last name Pol. For the veterans among your Pol ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pol Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Pol life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Pol in 1945 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

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