Poh Name Meaning

German (Palatine): from a dialect word for standard German Pfau ‘peacok’, a nickname for a vain person or for someone with a strutting gait.

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


Similar surnames: Roh, Loh, Hoh, Poth, Pohl, Noh, Poch, Mohr, Rohr, Pol

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Poh Family Origin

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Poh Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poh. The most common Poh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Poh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poh family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

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Poh Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Poh Life Expectancy

What is the average Poh lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Poh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Poh in 1965 was 82, and 73 in 2004.

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