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Poehler Name Meaning

German (Westphalian) (also Pöhler): topographic name for someone who lived by a muddy pool, from an agent noun derived from Middle Low German pol ‘(muddy) pool’.

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


Similar surnames: Pohler, Boehle, Poppler, Piehler, Pooler, Pegler, Kuehler, Boehler

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Poehler Family Origin

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Poehler Family Occupations

What did your Poehler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Tin Smith and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poehler. The most common Poehler occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Poehler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poehler family was Cabinet Maker.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Tin Smith

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Cabinet Maker

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Poehler ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Poehler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Poehler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poehler 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 Poehler. 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 Poehler. For the veterans among your Poehler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poehler Life Expectancy

What is the average Poehler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Poehler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Poehler in 1950 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poehler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poehler 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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