Poulsen Family History

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Poulsen Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul (see Paul).

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


Similar surnames: Paulsen, Poulson, Olsen, Paulson, Karlsen, Pollen, Ohlsen, Holsen

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Poulsen Family Origin

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Poulsen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • ...Maker

    3%

In 1880, the most common Poulsen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Poulsen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poulsen family was ...Maker. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poulsen.

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Poulsen Historical Records

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Poulsen Life Expectancy

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