Puhlman Family History

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Puhlman Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Ruhlman, Kuhlman, Uhlman, Ulman, Ahlman, Mehlman, Wohlman, Pullman

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Puhlman Family Origin

Where is the Puhlman family from?

Puhlman Family Occupations

What did your Puhlman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Puhlman. The most common Puhlman occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Puhlman's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Puhlman family was Works In Cotton Mill.

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  • Laborer

  • Servant

  • Works In Cotton Mill


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

Puhlman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 738 census records available for the last name Puhlman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puhlman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Puhlman

Passenger List

There are 81 immigration records available for the last name Puhlman. 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 120 military records available for the last name Puhlman. For the veterans among your Puhlman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Puhlman Life Expectancy

What is the average Puhlman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2002, in the United States, Puhlman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Puhlman in 1962 was 89, and 94 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Puhlman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Puhlman 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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