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Polish Name Meaning

Jewish (American): English translation of Polish Polski, Polak, or a similar name.

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


Similar surnames: Polich, Polit, Popish, Poliak, Powis, Potash, Polis, Politi, Polin

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Polish Family Origin

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Polish Family Occupations

What did your Polish ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Polish occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Polish's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Polish | Data not to scale

Polish Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Polish ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Polish Life Expectancy

What is the average Polish lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polish 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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