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Polak Ranking

In the United States, the name Polak is the 10,716th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Polak migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Polak Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • H Polak, aged 17, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1847 [2]
Polak Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • John Polak, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1908 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Polak (post 1700) +

  • Maximilien Polak (1930-2022), Dutch-born, Canadian judge and politician in the province of Quebec, Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Sainte-Anne (1981-1989)
  • Herminius Carl George Ludolf "Minus" Polak (1928-2014), Dutch lawyer, politician, and judge

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook