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Puls Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: from Middle Low German puls, pulsstock, Middle Dutch puls, pols, a wooden pole used to stir the water and drive fish into a net, hence a metonymic occupational name name for someone who used this method of fishing. North German: habitational name from a place so named in Schleswig-Holstein. Dutch: from Middle Dutch pulle ‘jug’, ‘pitcher’, ‘vase’; a nickname for a portly individual or a metonymic occupational name for a maker of earthenware or metal vessels. German (of Slavic origin): from a personal name formed with Old Slavic bolij ‘more’.

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


Similar surnames: Pels, Palm, Pyle, Hulse, Pauls, Sult, Poll, Duis, Pultz, Pilz

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Puls Family Origin

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Puls Family Occupations

What did your Puls ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Puls occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Puls's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Puls family was Tailor. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Puls.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%

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Puls Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Puls. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puls 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Puls. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Puls. For the veterans among your Puls ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Puls Life Expectancy

What is the average Puls lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Puls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Puls in 1951 was 38, and 84 in 2004.

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