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Puu Family History

Puu 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, Pau, Pou, Phu, Pun, Pue, Luu, Lu, Qiu, Yu

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Where is the Puu family from?

You can see how Puu families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Puu family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Puu families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Puu family living in Mississippi. This was 100% of all the recorded Puu's in USA. Mississippi had the highest population of Puu families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Puu surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Puu ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Puu ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 148 census records available for the last name Puu. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puu 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Puu. 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 20 military records available for the last name Puu. For the veterans among your Puu ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Puu lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Puu life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Puu in 1966 was 77, and 51 in 2004.

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