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Puller Name Meaning

Scottish and English: nickname from Middle English pullen ‘to pluck shear skin’ + har(r)e ‘hare’ probably for one who skinned hares but perhaps with some other colloquial and pejorative sense. Scottish and English: variant of Pillar . German: nickname for a knight who had traveled to Apulia (Italian Puglia). The Pullers were vassals of the Hohenstaufens in the 13th–15th centuries; between 1262 and 1482 their stronghold was the castle of Hohenbourg in Alsace. Americanized form of German Pfüller Pfuller a variant of Pfuhl .

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

Similar surnames: Peller, Fuller, Huller, Pooler, Pulley, Tuller, Buller, Kuller

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Where is the Puller family from?

You can see how Puller families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Puller family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Puller families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 56 Puller families living in London. This was about 26% of all the recorded Puller's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Puller families in 1891.
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What did your Puller ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Puller. 50% of Puller men worked as a Bricklayer and 73% of Puller women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Puller were Clothing Salesman and Housewife. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • Clothing Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
  • Housewife
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Puller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puller 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Puller. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Puller. For the veterans among your Puller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Puller lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Puller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Puller in 1948 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

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