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

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Puls Family Origin

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Puls Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Tailor

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Puls. 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.

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Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Puls

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