Pour Name Meaning

Muslim: from Persian pur(i) ‘son of’, used like Arabic ibn or bin. For example, Mahmud of Ghaznah (971–1030), the founder of the Ghaznavid dynasty in Afghanistan and Khorasan, was known as Mahmud puri Sabuktagin ‘Mahmud son of Sabuktagin’. Perhaps also an altered spelling of German Pauer, a Bavarian and Austrian variant of Bauer.

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


Similar surnames: Porr, Poer, Nour, Poust, Poff, Gbur, Poll, Baur, Purk, Pock

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Pour Family Origin

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Pour Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • R. R. Sec Hand

    11%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pour family was R. R. Sec Hand. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pour. The most common Pour occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Pour's were Farmers.

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Between 1966 and 2004, Pour life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pour in 1966 was 90, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pour

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