Pofahl Family History

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Pofahl Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): variant of Pufahl.

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


Similar surnames: Pufahl, Pfahl, Pfohl, Pohl, Kufahl, Gohl, Nohl, Pohle, Porch, Sahl

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Pofahl Family Origin

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Pofahl Family Occupations

What did your Pofahl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farmer-Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pofahl. A less common occupation for the Pofahl family was Works In Reaper Shop. The most common Pofahl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Pofahl's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Farm Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer-Carpenter

    17%
  • Works In Reaper Shop

    17%

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

Pofahl Historical Records

What Pofahl family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pofahl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pofahl census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Pofahl

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pofahl. 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 Pofahl. For the veterans among your Pofahl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pofahl Life Expectancy

What is the average Pofahl lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Pofahl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Pofahl in 1953 was 60, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pofahl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pofahl 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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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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