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Pufall Family History

Pufall Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Zufall, Pufahl, Fall, Duvall, Pfahl, Prall, Mcfall, Udall, Pall

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Where is the Pufall family from?

You can see how Pufall families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pufall family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 12 Pufall families living in Wisconsin. This was about 57% of all the recorded Pufall's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Pufall families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pufall surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pufall ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Pufall. 59% of Pufall men worked as a Laborer. .

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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

  • Laborer
    59%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    17%
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Census Records

There are 479 census records available for the last name Pufall. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pufall 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 70 immigration records available for the last name Pufall. 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 75 military records available for the last name Pufall. For the veterans among your Pufall ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pufall lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Pufall life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Pufall in 1964 was 56, and 43 in 2004.

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