Polite Family History

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Polite Name Meaning

French: from a short form of the personal name Hippolyte (see Hypolite).

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

Similar surnames: Polit, Politte, Politz, Polito, Pollitt, Polt, Pulte, Polich, Politis

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Polite Family Origin

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Polite Family Occupations

What did your Polite ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Company Diss Jam chocolate and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Polite. 25% of Polite men worked as a Company Diss Jam chocolate and 63% of Polite women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Polite were Shop Assistant Clerk and Shopkeeper (grocery)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Company Diss Jam chocolate
  • Flock Mattress Mae
  • Machine Tool ordnance Fitter
  • Shop Assistant Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Dressmaking (finisher)
  • Shathand Typist
  • Shopkeeper (grocery)

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

Polite Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Polite. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polite 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 547 immigration records available for the last name Polite. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Polite. For the veterans among your Polite ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polite Life Expectancy

What is the average Polite lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Polite life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Polite in 1949 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polite

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polite 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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