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Pulse Family History

Pulse Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Puls .

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


Similar surnames: Luse, Rule, Pultz, Polce, Hulse, Puls, Folse, Pulte, Burse, Pust

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Where is the Pulse family from?

You can see how Pulse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pulse family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pulse families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Pulse families living in Ohio. This was about 42% of all the recorded Pulse's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Pulse families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pulse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pulse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pulse. 31% of Pulse men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Pulse women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pulse were Truck Driver and Usher. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Farming
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    27%
  • Seamstress
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Usher
    11%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Pulse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pulse census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 116 immigration records available for the last name Pulse. 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 Cards

There are 977 military records available for the last name Pulse. For the veterans among your Pulse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pulse lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Pulse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Pulse in 1948 was 66, and 62 in 2004.

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