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Paulos Name Meaning

Portuguese: from the personal name Paulo, from the old Latinized form Paulos. Greek: variant transliteration of Pavlos (see Pavlis).

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

Similar surnames: Paules, Paulo, Palos, Paulus, Pulos, Pallas, Pavlis, Palas, Paul

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Where is the Paulos family from?

You can see how Paulos families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Paulos family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Paulos families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 18 Paulos families living in Ohio. This was about 12% of all the recorded Paulos's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Paulos families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Paulos surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Paulos ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Paulos. 15% of Paulos men worked as a Laborer and 23% of Paulos women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Paulos were Waiter and Seamstress.

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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
  • Proprietor
  • Cook
  • Waiter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Clerk
  • Maid
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Paulos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paulos 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 870 immigration records available for the last name Paulos. 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 751 military records available for the last name Paulos. For the veterans among your Paulos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Paulos lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Paulos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Paulos in 1958 was 67, and 64 in 2004.

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