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Pons Name Meaning

French, Occitan, Catalan (variant of Ponç), and Dutch: from a medieval personal name (see Ponce).

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


Similar surnames: Hons, Pont, Mons, Pins, Jons, Fons, Boss, Pan, Poll, Pone

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Where is the Pons family from?

You can see how Pons families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pons family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pons families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 7 Pons families living in Florida Territory. This was 100% of all the recorded Pons's in the USA. Florida Territory had the highest population of Pons families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pons surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pons ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pons. 16% of Pons men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Pons women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pons were Farmer and Sorter.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farm
    7%
  • Farmer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Saleslady
    9%
  • Sorter
    6%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Pons. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pons census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Pons. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Pons. For the veterans among your Pons ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pons lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Pons life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pons in 1948 was 40, and 79 in 2004.

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