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Postal Name Meaning

Northern French: occupational name from Old Walloon postal(h) ‘mayor’. variant of German or Dutch Postel.

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


Similar surnames: Postel, Post, Poston, Portal, Poll, Posa, Rostad, Apostol, Posten

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Postal Family Origin

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Postal Family Occupations

What did your Postal ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • At Home

    4%
  • Brewer

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, the most common Postal occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Postal's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Postal family was Butcher. Farmer, At Home and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Postal.

Source: Census data for Postal | Data not to scale

Postal Historical Records

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Postal Life Expectancy

What is the average Postal lifespan?

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