Polin Family History

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Polin Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the personal name Paul. Irish (Counties Armagh and Down): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Póilín, patronymic from a personal name formed from a pet form of Pól (Paul). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from Poland, from a slavicized form of German Polen ‘Poland’. Variant of German Bolling.

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

Similar surnames: Olin, Polen, Dolin, Golin, Palin, Jolin, Tolin, Poli, Polan, Colin

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Polin Family Origin

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Polin Family Occupations

What did your Polin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Polin occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 50% of Polin's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer and Confectioner were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Polin.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Confectioner


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

Polin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Polin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polin 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Polin. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 855 military records available for the last name Polin. For the veterans among your Polin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polin Life Expectancy

What is the average Polin lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Polin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Polin in 1957 was 49, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polin 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.

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