Pollitt Family History

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Pollitt Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): from the personal name Pollit, an English vernacular form of the Greek personal name Hippolytos. Compare French Hypolite.

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

Similar surnames: Politz, Pellett, Polito, Polit, Polite, Politte, Boblitt, Tollett

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Pollitt Family Origin

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Pollitt Family Occupations

What did your Pollitt ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Pollitt occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 5% of Pollitt's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Cotton Weaver and Boiler Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pollitt. A less common occupation for the Pollitt family was Farmer.

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  • Coal Miner

  • Cotton Weaver

  • Boiler Maker

  • Farmer


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

Pollitt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Pollitt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pollitt 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Pollitt. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Pollitt. For the veterans among your Pollitt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pollitt Life Expectancy

What is the average Pollitt lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pollitt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pollitt in 1955 was 52, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pollitt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pollitt 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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