Pownall Family History

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Pownall Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire, first recorded in the 12th century as Pohenhale, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Pohha + Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’.

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

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Pownall Family Origin

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Pownall Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pownall. The most common Pownall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Pownall's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pownall family was Carpenter.

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Pownall Historical Records

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Pownall Life Expectancy

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