Ponds Family History

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Ponds Name Meaning

English: variant of Pond.

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

Similar surnames: Pounds, Pond, Bolds, Bonds, Pund, Poles, Cords, Pons, Hands, Hinds

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Ponds Family Origin

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Ponds Family Occupations

What did your Ponds ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Ponds occupation in the USA was Farmer. 58% of Ponds's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ponds family was Cooker. Farmer, Works On Farm and Box Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ponds.

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  • Farmer

  • Works On Farm

  • Box Maker

  • Cooker


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

Ponds Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Ponds. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pondscensus 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 343 immigration records available for the last name Ponds. 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 921 military records available for the last name Ponds. For the veterans among your Ponds ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ponds Life Expectancy

What is the average Ponds lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ponds life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Ponds in 1955 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ponds

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ponds 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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