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Pour Name Meaning

Iranian: from Persian pūr ‘son’ forming the second part (originally a suffix) of compound names such as Alipour or Ali Pour having the meaning ‘son of’. Compare Poor . Czech: from a vernacular form of the German status name for a peasant 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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Where is the Pour family from?

You can see how Pour families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pour family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pour families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Pour families living in Illinois. This was about 67% of all the recorded Pour's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Pour families in 1840.
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What did your Pour ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pour. 34% of Pour men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Pour women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pour were Farmer Asst and Clerk. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Machinist
    14%
  • Painter
    14%
  • Farmer Asst
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Housework
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pour. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pour census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 646 immigration records available for the last name Pour. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Pour. For the veterans among your Pour ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pour lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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