Poehlmann Family History

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Poehlmann Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a muddy pool, from Middle Low German pol ‘(muddy) pool’ (see Poehler).

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


Similar surnames: Poelman, Bohlmann, Moehlman, Rehmann, Ohlmann, Hellmann, Ohmann

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Poehlmann Family Origin

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Poehlmann Family Occupations

What did your Poehlmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Baker, Laborer and Lithographer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poehlmann. A less common occupation for the Poehlmann family was Retail Grocer. The most common Poehlmann occupation in the USA was Baker. 17% of Poehlmann's were Bakers.

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  • Baker

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Lithographer

    17%
  • Retail Grocer

    17%

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

Poehlmann Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Poehlmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Poehlmann lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Poehlmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Poehlmann in 1965 was 75, and 64 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poehlmann

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poehlmann 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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