Pollard Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Pollard Name Meaning: A derivative of the forename 'Paul' which is taken from the Latin name 'Paulus' meaning 'small'. It was also an English nickname which referred to someone who might have an 'unusually shaped head' or 'large' head.

A derivate of Paul, meaning 'small' which may have been given to someone of smaller stature, may have also stemmed from a nickname which would refer to someone with an unusually shaped head or been a name for someone who kept de-horned livestock.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Pollard Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Pollard family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 274
Female Servant 203
Independent 127
Cotton Weaver 119
Labourer 96
Farmer 68
Weaver 67
Male Servant 65
Shoe Maker 50
Wool Comber 41
Dress Maker 25
Coal Miner 24
Butcher 23
Stuff Weaver 23
Tailor 22
Blacksmith 21
Carpenter 21
Ag Labourer 20
Cotton Spinner 19
Apprentice 17
Power Loom Weaver 17
Worsted Weaver 17
Gardener 14
Pupil 14
Joiner 14

Pollard Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Pollard 100% 76,960
2 Pallard 86% 645
3 Polard 86% 405
4 Pillard 86% 253
5 Pullard 86% 159
6 Pollord 86% 144
7 Pellard 86% 109

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