Polen Name Meaning

German and Dutch: ethnic name for a Pole or nickname for someone with some other connection with Poland, from Polen ‘Poland’. Possibly also a variant of Irish Polin.

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


Similar surnames: Polin, Nolen, Posen, Dolen, Pollen, Polon, Palen, Polan, Bolen, Holen

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Polen Family Origin

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Polen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Polen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Polen's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Polen. A less common occupation for the Polen family was Blacksmith.

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Polen Historical Records

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Polen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Polen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Polen in 1945 was 26, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polen

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