Possehl Family History

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Possehl Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): from a pet form of a personal name formed with Slavic bog ‘god’, for example Bogislaw.

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


Similar surnames: Postel, Passehl, Poeschl, Hessel, Rossell, Oswell, Ressel, Oshel

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Possehl Family Origin

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Possehl Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Undertaker

    25%
  • Cashier

    13%
  • Gardener

    13%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Possehl family was Gardener. Farmer, Undertaker and Cashier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Possehl. The most common Possehl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Possehl's were Farmers.

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Possehl Life Expectancy

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