When James Ivan Pollock was born in 1915, in Holton, Jackson, Kansas, United States, his father, Thomas Francis Pollock, was 33 and his mother, Effie Fairbank, was 29. He lived in Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States in 1930 and Mission Township, Shawnee, Kansas, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1945. He died on 18 August 1999, in Holton, Jackson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 84.
Scottish: habitational name from a place in Glasgow, probably a British Celtic name derived from pull-, poll- ‘pool’ + a diminutive suffix. The surname has been established in northeast Ulster since the 17th century.
German: ethnic name for someone from Poland.
Americanized form of Jewish Polak .