Postma Family History

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Postma Name Meaning

Frisian: variant of Posthumus.

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

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Postma Family Origin

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Postma Family Occupations

What did your Postma ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Carpenter

    29%
  • Huckster

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Postma family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Huckster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Postma. The most common Postma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Postma's were Farmers.

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Postma Historical Records

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Postma Life Expectancy

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