Puller Family History

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Puller Name Meaning

Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived on the bank of a creek, inlet, or pool, Old English pyll ‘inlet’ + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant, or a reduced form of the Old Englsih word ora ‘bank’. Americanized form of German Pfüller, Pfuller, a variant of Pfuhl.

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

Similar surnames: Peller, Fuller, Huller, Pooler, Pulley, Tuller, Buller, Kuller

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Puller Family Origin

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Puller Family Occupations

What did your Puller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Puller family was Retail Grocer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Puller. The most common Puller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Puller's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Retail Grocer


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

Puller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Puller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puller 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Puller. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Puller. For the veterans among your Puller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Puller Life Expectancy

What is the average Puller lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Puller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Puller in 1948 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Puller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Puller 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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