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Poelker Name Meaning

German (also Pölker): habitational name for someone from Polke or Polkau in Silesia.

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

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Poelker Family Origin

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Poelker Family Occupations

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  • Chair Maker

    50%
  • None

    50%

In 1880, Chair Maker and None were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Poelker. The most common Poelker occupation in the USA was Chair Maker. 50% of Poelker's were Chair Makers.

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Poelker Historical Records

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Poelker Life Expectancy

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