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Pullen Family History

Pullen Name Meaning
English (southern): from Old French poulain ‘colt’; a metonymic occupational name for a horse-breeder or nickname for a frisky person.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

640,946 Historical Documents with Pullen on Ancestry.com
170,224 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,964 Military Records
7,415 Immigration Records
133,533 Census and Voter Lists
314,810 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pullen Families

  • Number of Pullen families
     47 - 91
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pullen families
     484 - 965
     162 - 483
     1 - 161
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Pullen families
     9 - 15
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Pullen Family Origin

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Pullen Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Pullen

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Pullen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Pullen Civil War Service Records

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