Polt Name Meaning

South German, Austrian, and Swiss German: from a short form of a Germanic compound personal name formed with bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’. Possibly a variant of North German Bolt, a nickname from Middle Low German bolt ‘quick’, ‘defiant’, ‘daring’. from a short form of the personal name Hippolyt (see Hypolite). German: probably a variant spelling of Pult (see Pulte).

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


Similar surnames: Poll, Bolt, Post, Pott, Molt, Pol, Polk, Holt, Port, Belt

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Polt Family Origin

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Polt Family Occupations

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  • Brick Layer

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Glass House

    14%
  • Huckster

    14%

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In 1880, Brick Layer, Farmer and Glass House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Polt. A less common occupation for the Polt family was Huckster. The most common Polt occupation in the USA was Brick Layer. 14% of Polt's were Brick Layers.

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Polt Historical Records

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Polt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Polt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Polt in 1961 was 59, and 91 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Polt

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