Powley Family History

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Powley Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): from a pet form of Paul. Probably an altered spelling of German Pauli or Pauly.

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

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Powley Family Origin

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Powley Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, the most common Powley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Powley's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Powley family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Powley.

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Powley Life Expectancy

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