Pothast Family History

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Pothast Name Meaning

German: variant of Potthast.

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


Similar surnames: Potthast, Morast, Moothart, Pobst, Poust, Preast, Potash, Poteat

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Pothast Family Origin

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Pothast Family Occupations

What did your Pothast ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pothast occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Pothast's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pothast family was Keeps House. Farmer, Brickmaker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pothast.

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Brickmaker

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Keeps House

    13%

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

Pothast Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pothast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pothast census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pothast. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pothast. For the veterans among your Pothast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pothast Life Expectancy

What is the average Pothast lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pothast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pothast in 1962 was 79, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pothast

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pothast ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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