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Powles Name Meaning

English (of Welsh origin): variant of Powell, with redundant English patronymic -s. English: patronymic from Poul, a variant of the personal name Paul.

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


Similar surnames: Rowles, Toles, Voyles, Power, Fowle, Bowles, Cowles, Knowles, Towles

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Powles Family Origin

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Powles Family Occupations

What did your Powles ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Dock Builder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Powles. The most common Powles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Powles's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Powles family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Dock Builder

    5%
  • Farming

    5%

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

Powles Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Powles Life Expectancy

What is the average Powles lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Powles life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Powles in 1957 was 57, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Powles

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Powles 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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