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Poland Name Meaning

German and English: from Middle High German Polan ‘Poland’ + inorganic -d, a name denoting a Pole or someone with Polish connections. Irish (County Offaly, also Armagh and Down): variant of Polin. Compare Polan. In New England, this is sometimes an Americanized spelling of French Poulin.

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


Similar surnames: Boland, Roland, Polan, Noland, Voland, Polland, Piland, Rowland

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Poland Family Origin

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Poland Family Occupations

What did your Poland ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Fisherman

    3%
  • Carman

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poland. A less common occupation for the Poland family was Carman. The most common Poland occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Poland's were Agricultural Labourers.

Source: Census data for Poland | Data not to scale

Poland Historical Records

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Poland Life Expectancy

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