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Poelman Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: habitational name for someone who lived by a pool, from Middle Low German pol ‘(muddy) pool’ + man ‘man’.

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

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Poelman Family Origin

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Poelman Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Physician

    50%

In 1880, the most common Poelman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Poelman's were Farmers. Farmer and Physician were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Poelman.

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Poelman Historical Records

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Poelman Life Expectancy

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