Poehlein Family History
Poehlein Name Meaning
German: probably a variant of Pohley a habitational name in Silesia for someone from a place called Poley (also Pohley) from Slavic polan ‘field dweller’. Misinterpretation of the etymology of the surname makes it sound like a German name ending with the diminutive suffix -lein.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022