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

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Posen Family Origin

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Posen Family Occupations

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  • Cigar Maker

    100%

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

Source: Census data for Posen | Data not to scale

Posen Historical Records

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Posen Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Posen

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