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Polls Early Origins



The surname Polls was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Polls Spelling Variations


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Polls Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Poll, Polle, Pol, Pole, Polles, Polls, Poles, Pols, Poel, Pole, de Poll, de Poel and many more.

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Polls Early History


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Polls Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Polls research. Another 285 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1810 and 1815 are included under the topic Early Polls History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Polls Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Polls Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Polls Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Polls Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Heinrich Polls, who came to Illinois in 1841

Polls Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • James Polls, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1750

Polls Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Edmund Polls, aged 23, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Tongariro" in 1888
  • Jane E. Polls, aged 22, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Tongariro" in 1888
  • Effie E. Polls, aged 6 months, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Tongariro" in 1888

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    11. ...

    The Polls Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Polls Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 5 October 2015 at 04:53.

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