Polis Family History

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Polis Name Meaning

Dutch and German: from an altered form of the personal name Paulus (see Paul).

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

Similar surnames: Polin, Kolis, Polit, Polus, Poli, Puls, Toles, Solis, Pals, Palos

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Polis Family Origin

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Polis Family Occupations

What did your Polis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Polis. 22% of Polis men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Polis women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Polis were Proprietor and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Waiter
  • Cook
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Stenographer
  • Office Clerk
  • Waitress

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

Polis Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Polis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polis 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Polis. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Polis. For the veterans among your Polis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polis Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Polis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Polis in 1956 was 56, and 73 in 2004.

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