Polis Family History

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Polis Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from an altered form of the personal name Paulus (see Paul).

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

Similar surnames: Polin, Kolis, Polit, Polus, Poli, Puls, Toles, Solis, Pals, Palos

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Polis Family Origin

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Polis Family Occupations

What did your Polis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Boat Man and Boater & Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Polis. A less common occupation for the Polis family was Chair Maker. The most common Polis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Polis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Boat Man

  • Boater & Carpenter

  • Chair Maker


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

Polis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Polis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polis 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 Polis. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Polis. For the veterans among your Polis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polis Life Expectancy

What is the average Polis lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Polis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Polis in 1956 was 56, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polis 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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