Ponath Family History

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Ponath Name Meaning

German: variant of Ponnath, probably a Huguenot name from Vaud in French Switzerland.

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


Similar surnames: Donath, Porath, Monat, Conrath, Donat, Ponto, Pont, Porth, Noah

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Ponath Family Origin

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Ponath Family Occupations

What did your Ponath ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ponath occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Ponath's were Farmers. Farmer, Engineer and Engineer In Pork House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ponath. A less common occupation for the Ponath family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Engineer

    9%
  • Engineer In Pork House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

Ponath Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Ponath Life Expectancy

What is the average Ponath lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ponath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Ponath in 1943 was 28, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ponath

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ponath 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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