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

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Undertaker

    25%
  • Cashier

    13%
  • Gardener

    13%

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Possehl Historical Records

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Possehl Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Possehl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Possehl in 1958 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

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