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Paules Name Meaning

Basque, Aragonese and Spanish: habitational name from any of several places in the provinces of Biscay (Basque Country), Zaragoza, and Uesca (Aragon), and Albacete named Paules. Greek: variant transliteration of Pavlis.

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


Similar surnames: Paulos, Paule, Pauls, Valles, Cales, Sales, Puls, Vales, Palas, Palos

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Where is the Paules family from?

You can see how Paules families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Paules family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Paules families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Paules families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Paules's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Paules families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Paules surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Paules ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Paules. 32% of Paules men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Paules women worked as a Cigar Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Paules were Machinist and New Worker.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Cook
    7%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cigar Maker
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Machine Operator
    12%
  • New Worker
    8%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Paules. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paules census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 331 immigration records available for the last name Paules. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 964 military records available for the last name Paules. For the veterans among your Paules ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Paules lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Paules life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Paules in 1957 was 50, and 94 in 2004.

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