Pauly Family History

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Pauly Name Meaning

French, English, and German: from a pet form of Paul.

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

Similar surnames: Pauley, Paul, Paule, Paulk, Paull, Pauls, Pauli, Maul, Saul, Palm

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Pauly Family Origin

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Pauly Family Occupations

What did your Pauly ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pauly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Pauly's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pauly family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pauly.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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Pauly Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pauly. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pauly. For the veterans among your Pauly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pauly Life Expectancy

What is the average Pauly lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Pauly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Pauly in 1951 was 70, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pauly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pauly ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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