Paulk Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Scottish Polk, a reduced form of Pollock. Shortened form of German Paulke, a pet form Paul.

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


Similar surnames: Pulk, Paul, Paull, Paule, Pauly, Haulk, Pauli, Pauls, Paula, Palm

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Paulk Family Origin

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Paulk Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

In 1880, the most common Paulk occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Paulk's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Paulk family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paulk.

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Paulk Historical Records

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Paulk Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Paulk life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Paulk in 1944 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paulk

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