Poundstone Family History

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Poundstone Name Meaning

Literal translation of German Pfundstein, probably a metonymic occupational name for a weighing official or a merchant who used stones as weights (see Pfund).

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


Similar surnames: Broadstone, Pistone, Poston, Pousson, Cordone, Redstone, Ponton

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Poundstone Family Origin

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Poundstone Family Occupations

What did your Poundstone ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poundstone family was Carpenter. The most common Poundstone occupation in the USA was Farmer. 61% of Poundstone's were Farmers. Farmer, Mining and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poundstone.

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  • Farmer

    61%
  • Mining

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    2%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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Poundstone Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Poundstone Life Expectancy

What is the average Poundstone lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Poundstone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Poundstone in 1945 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poundstone

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poundstone 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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