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Pug Family History

Pug 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: Pu, Puig, Hug, Puga, Pugh, Pung, Zug, Pun, Pue, Aug

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Where is the Pug family from?

You can see how Pug families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pug family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1891. The most Pug families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 49 Pug families living in Montgomeryshire. This was about 96% of all the recorded Pug's in United Kingdom. Montgomeryshire had the highest population of Pug families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pug surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pug ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk was the top reported job for people in the USA named Pug. 50% of Pug women worked as a Clerk. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 395 census records available for the last name Pug. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pug 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 81 immigration records available for the last name Pug. 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 386 military records available for the last name Pug. For the veterans among your Pug ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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