Polo Family History

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Polo Name Meaning

Spanish: possibly of the same derivation as 2. Italian: from the personal name Polo, a variant of Paolo (see Paul).

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

Similar surnames: Paolo, Polt, Pol, Poli, Pola, Poll, Polon, Pole, Pozo, Polk

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Polo Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Polo name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Polo. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Italy


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Spain


  • Portugal


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Polo Family Origin

Where is the Polo family from?

Polo Family Occupations

What did your Polo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Laborer and Musician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Polo. The most common Polo occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 25% of Polo's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Polo family was Tailor.

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  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Musician

  • Tailor


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

Polo Historical Records

What Polo family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Polo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Polo 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Polo. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Polo. For the veterans among your Polo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Polo Life Expectancy

What is the average Polo lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Polo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Polo in 1949 was 45, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Polo 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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