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Poelstra Name Meaning

Frisian: habitational name for someone living by a muddy pool, from an agent noun based on Middle Low German pol ‘(muddy) pool’.

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


Similar surnames: Spoelstra, Hornstra, Hoekstra, Zylstra, Hofstra, Vlietstra, Boonstra

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Poelstra Family Origin

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Poelstra Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    100%

In 1880, the most common Poelstra occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 100% of Poelstra's were Keeping Houses.

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Poelstra Life Expectancy

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