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Po Name Meaning

Portuguese (Pó) and Spanish: habitational name from Pó, a town in Portugal, or probably a Spanish habitational name from any of several places called Poo, in northwest Spain. Italian: habitational name from any of the places called Po. Chinese: variant of Bo. Chinese : variant of Pu 1. Other Southeast Asian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Bo, Mo, Ko, Pi, Pio, To, Pol, Lo, Go, Pao

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Where is the Po family from?

You can see how Po families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Po family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Po families were found in USA in 1880. In 1901 there was 1 Po family living in Ayrshire. This was about 50% of all the recorded Po's in Scotland. Ayrshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Po families in 1901.
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What did your Po ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Po. 85% of Po women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
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There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Po. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Po 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Po. 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 28,000 military records available for the last name Po. For the veterans among your Po ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Po lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Po life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Po in 1963 was 64, and 66 in 2004.

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