Pulkkinen Family History

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Pulkkinen Name Meaning

Finnish: probably from the Germanic forename Volk, meaning ‘people’ or ‘troops’, + the common surname suffix -nen. This name is found mainly in eastern Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Tikkanen, Heikkinen, Makinen, Tuominen, Hokkanen, Jokinen, Peltonen

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Pulkkinen Family Origin

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Pulkkinen Family Occupations

What did your Pulkkinen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pulkkinen. 57% of Pulkkinen men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Pulkkinen women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pulkkinen were Trammer and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    57%
  • Laborer
    27%
  • Proprietor
    9%
  • Trammer
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    50%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Pulkkinen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 629 census records available for the last name Pulkkinen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pulkkinen 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 842 immigration records available for the last name Pulkkinen. 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 173 military records available for the last name Pulkkinen. For the veterans among your Pulkkinen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pulkkinen Life Expectancy

What is the average Pulkkinen lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Pulkkinen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Pulkkinen in 1965 was 44, and 80 in 2004.

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