Purl Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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


Similar surnames: Pula, Curd, Tur, Pulli, Perl, Wurl, Puhl, Puro, Cura, Hur

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Purl Family Origin

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Purl Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purl. The most common Purl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Purl's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Purl family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Keeping House

    17%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    6%

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Purl Historical Records

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Purl Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Purl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Purl in 1962 was 71, and 74 in 2004.

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