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Early Origins of the Pohland family


The surname Pohland was first found in Silesia, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. Chronicles first mention Mertin Polan of Liegnitz in 1429, and Johann am Pohle in 1546. Often the name meant "from or living near Poland," but "Am Pohle" meant living on or near swampland.

Early History of the Pohland family


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Pohland Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Pohl, Pohle, Polan, Pohlan, Pohland, Pohlmann, Poehl and many more.

Early Notables of the Pohland family (pre 1700)


Notables of the period with the surname Pohland were David Pohle (1624-1695), a German composer of the Baroque era; Carl Ferdinand Pohl (1819-1887), who was a prominent...
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Migration of the Pohland family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pohland Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Herm Pohland, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896

Pohland Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Walther Pohland, aged 25, who landed in America from Lichtarfan, in 1900
  • Reter Pohland, aged 4, who emigrated to America from Kramoszak, in 1903
  • Anna Pohland, aged 63, who landed in America, in 1905
  • August Pohland, aged 62, who emigrated to the United States, in 1905
  • Elise Pohland, aged 21, who settled in America from Roda, Germany, in 1923
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Contemporary Notables of the name Pohland (post 1700)


  • Käthe Pohland, East German bronze medalist sprint canoer at the 1966 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships

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