Poos Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch pose ‘pause’, ‘resting-time’, possibly a nickname for someone who was always ready to take a rest or a nap.

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

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Poos Family Origin

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Poos Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Rents House

    11%
  • Teacher

    11%
  • Wagon Maker

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poos family was Wagon Maker. Farmer, Rents House and Teacher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poos. The most common Poos occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Poos's were Farmers.

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Poos Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Poos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Poos in 1945 was 62, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poos

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