Posh Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Posh Family Origin

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Posh Family Occupations

What did your Posh ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    22%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Miner

    11%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Posh. A less common occupation for the Posh family was Miner. The most common Posh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Posh's were Farmers.

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Posh Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Posh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2001, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Posh in 1962 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Posh

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