personal name Paul. This name, which is derived from the Norse name Pál, was very popular among the Northmen.
Early Origins of the Polson family
Caithness (Gaelic: Gallaibh), the northern tip of Scotland, a Norse/Viking controlled region from the 9th century, which became the Earldom of Caithness, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Early History of the Polson family
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Polson Spelling Variations
The spellings of Scottish names dating from the medieval era often bear little resemblance to those seen today. They vary enormously because scribes in that time spelled according to their ears. Some spelling variations of the name Polson include Polson, Poulson, Poulsen, Poulsin, Poleson, Pole and many more.
Early Notables of the Polson family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Polson family to the New World and Oceana
The farms of Scottish settlers soon dotted the east coast of the colonies that would become the nations of the United States and Canada. Many of those migrants and their children went on to play important roles in the founding the great nations of North America. Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the Scottish name Polson or a variant listed above, including:
Polson Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Polson Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Polson Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Polson (post 1700)
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