Polk Surname History
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- Polk last name meaning & etymology
- Polk spelling & pronunciation
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Polk Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Polk is often difficult to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Polk may be in dispute depending on whether the family name came about organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can crop up in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession).
Polk Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Polk come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in some other language. This is why it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many names like Polk come from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Often these surnames relate to a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Polk Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Polk were written down based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have given rise misspellings of Polk. Researching misspellings and alternate spellings of the Polk surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name. Last names like Polk vary in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across tribes, family unions, and eras over time.
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Polk Family Tree
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- Amanda B. Polk 1850 - 1929
- Samuel James K. Polk Wheeler 1850 - ?
- Samuel Polk Savely
- Hiriam Polk Costen 1910 - ?
- Naomi Polk
- Nancy Roberta (Polk) Keith 1879 - 1968
- Hugh Polk 1790 - 1830
- William Polk Iv, IV 1759 - 1839
- William Polk "Gotch" Hardeman 1816 - 1898
- Isabella Polk 1730 - 1807