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Polman Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a pool, Dutch poele, or a habitational name for someone from a place named with this word. Compare Poelman. Altered spelling of German Pollmann, a variant of Pohl (cognate with 1), or a habitational name for someone from a place named Poll, two examples of which occur in North Rhine-Westphalia. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a pool, Middle English pol(e)man.

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


Similar surnames: Poelman, Dolman, Holman, Kelman, Kolman, Pollman, Osman, Rosman

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Polman Family Origin

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Polman Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    17%
  • Cook On Board Ship

    17%
  • Dealer In Fents (Cotton) (Jlr)

    17%
  • Lab

    17%

In 1881, the most common Polman occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 17% of Polman's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Cook On Board Ship and Dealer In Fents (Cotton) (Jlr) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Polman. A less common occupation for the Polman family was Lab.

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Polman Historical Records

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Polman Life Expectancy

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