Poll Name Meaning

Dutch: variant spelling of Pol. English (Norfolk): variant of Paul or Pool. German (also Pöll): from a short form of a personal name composed with Old High German bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’. North German: variant of Pohl 2. South German form of Boll.

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


Similar surnames: Polt, Pool, Pell, Doll, Toll, Roll, Pohl, Holl, Moll, Pol

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Poll Family Origin

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Poll Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    11%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Shoemaker

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Poll family was Annuitant. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poll. The most common Poll occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 11% of Poll's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Poll Historical Records

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Poll Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Poll life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Poll in 1955 was 47, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poll

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