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Ponder Name Meaning

Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a pond or man-made lake (see Pond).

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


Similar surnames: Pooler, Sander, Lander, Onder, Panter, Pender, Power, Loder, Mander

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Ponder Family Origin

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Ponder Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Ponder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Ponder's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ponder. A less common occupation for the Ponder family was Keeping House.

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Ponder Historical Records

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Ponder Life Expectancy

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