Puma Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): from Sicilian puma ‘apple’, a variant of standard Italian pomo. Spanish: possibly from Spanish puma ‘puma’.

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


Similar surnames: Poma, Pula, Mula, Alma, Pita, Fama, Muma, Pupa, Duba, Tuma

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Puma Family Origin

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Puma Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Puma occupation in the USA was Clerk In Office. 33% of Puma's were Clerk In Offices. Clerk In Office and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Puma. A less common occupation for the Puma family was Miner.

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  • Clerk In Office

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Miner

    33%

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Puma Historical Records

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Puma Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, Puma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Puma in 1958 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

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