Posen Family History

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Posen Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Paschen. Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city or province of Poznan in Poland (German Posen).

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

Similar surnames: Rosen, Polen, Poser, Prosen, Osen, Posten, Posey, Poster, Olsen

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Posen Family Origin

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Posen Family Occupations

What did your Posen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Posen occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 100% of Posen's were Cigar Makers.

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  • Cigar Maker


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

Posen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Posen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Posen 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 885 immigration records available for the last name Posen. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Posen. For the veterans among your Posen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Posen Life Expectancy

What is the average Posen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Posen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Posen in 1962 was 69, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Posen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Posen 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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