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Puc Surname Meaning

Slovenian: of German origin (see Putz ) either a topographic name for someone who lived near a well or a shallow pool (from Middle German putze) or a nickname meaning ‘poltergeist’ (from Austrian German Putz) or from the old personal name Puc (German Butz from Burkhard; see Burkhart ). Compare Pucel . Slovenian: occupational name from dialect puc ‘flayer’ also ‘quack doctor’. Polish: nickname for someone chubby from dialect puc ‘face mouth cheeks’ also ‘belly’. Compare Pucek Amerindian (Mexico and Belize): Mayan name from a Castilianized form of pu'uk ‘hill’ or perhaps of puuk' ‘to break up something’.

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


Similar surnames: Pu, Puck, Pac, Luc, Puch, Kuc, Pun, Pue, Lu, Yu

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Where is the Puc family from?

You can see how Puc families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Puc family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Puc families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Puc families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Puc's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Puc families in 1880.
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What did your Puc ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Puc. 100% of Puc men worked as a Laborer. .

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 318 immigration records available for the last name Puc. 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 119 military records available for the last name Puc. For the veterans among your Puc ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Puc lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Puc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Puc in 1959 was 42, and 77 in 2003.

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