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Pulver Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German pulver ‘ash’, ‘dust’ (of Latin origin), German Pulver ‘powder’; a metonymic occupational name for an apothecary or herbalist who dispensed various types of medicinal powder. From the 15th century it may alternatively have denoted a manufacturer of gunpowder. Possibly a shortened form of Dutch van Pulver, a habitational name from a place named Pulver (meaning ‘dust’; compare 1), for example in Wormhout in West Flanders.

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

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Pulver Family Origin

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Pulver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pulver family was Carpenter. The most common Pulver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Pulver's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pulver.

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