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Powless Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of Paulus.

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


Similar surnames: Powley, Pollett, Noles, Fowlkes, Fowle, Porteus, Cowens, Sollers

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Powless Family Origin

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Powless Family Occupations

What did your Powless ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Powless occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Powless's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Powless family was Civil Engineer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Powless.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Civil Engineer

    4%

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

Powless Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Powless Life Expectancy

What is the average Powless lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Powless life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Powless in 1957 was 33, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Powless

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Powless 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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