Pounder Family History

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Pounder Name Meaning

English (Nottingham): variant of Pound, with the addition of the habitational or agent suffix -er. Probably a translation of South German Pfunder, Pfünder, occupational names for a weigh master or wholesaler, variants of Pfund with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Pound, Pointer, Pender, Younger, Grunder, Pinder, Posner, Zander

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Pounder Family Origin

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Pounder Family Occupations

What did your Pounder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pounder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Pounder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pounder family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pounder.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Pounder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pounder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pounder 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 Pounder. 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 Pounder. For the veterans among your Pounder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pounder Life Expectancy

What is the average Pounder lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Pounder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Pounder in 1963 was 78, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pounder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pounder 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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