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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

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Civil Engineer

    4%

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

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