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Pawlus Surname Meaning

Polish: Partially Latinized form of the Polish personal name Paweł (see Pawel Paul ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Pawluk, Paulus, Pawlik, Pallas, Pawlak, Palos, Paulos, Pawley, Pavlis

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Where is the Pawlus family from?

You can see how Pawlus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pawlus family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Pawlus families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 5 Pawlus families living in Surrey. This was about 83% of all the recorded Pawlus's in United Kingdom. Surrey had the highest population of Pawlus families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pawlus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pawlus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pawlus. 31% of Pawlus men worked as a Farmer and 67% of Pawlus women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pawlus were Carpenter and Inspector. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Machinist
    16%
  • Carpenter
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    67%
  • Inspector
    34%
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Census Records

There are 818 census records available for the last name Pawlus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pawlus 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 347 immigration records available for the last name Pawlus. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 266 military records available for the last name Pawlus. For the veterans among your Pawlus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pawlus lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2003, in the United States, Pawlus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pawlus in 1950 was 48, and 90 in 2003.

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