Pugsley Family History

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Pugsley Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): habitational name from a place so called in Warkleigh, Devon.

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

Similar surnames: Pursley, Hughley, Pusey, Huxley, Ousley, Highley, Pulley, Pasley

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Pugsley Family Origin

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Pugsley Family Occupations

What did your Pugsley ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pugsley occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Pugsley's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pugsley. A less common occupation for the Pugsley family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Pugsley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Pugsley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pugsley 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Pugsley. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Pugsley. For the veterans among your Pugsley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pugsley Life Expectancy

What is the average Pugsley lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Pugsley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pugsley in 1950 was 59, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pugsley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pugsley 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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