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Puz Family History

Puz 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, Putz, Luz, Paz, Puza, Pun, Pue, Lu, Yu, Ku

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Where is the Puz family from?

You can see how Puz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Puz family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Puz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Puz families living in Surrey. This was about 75% of all the recorded Puz's in United Kingdom. Surrey had the highest population of Puz families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Puz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Puz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Puz. 47% of Puz men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Puz women worked as a Maid. .

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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
    47%
  • Miner
    27%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Shooter
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 743 census records available for the last name Puz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puz 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 489 immigration records available for the last name Puz. 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 664 military records available for the last name Puz. For the veterans among your Puz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Puz lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Puz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Puz in 1963 was 56, and 85 in 2004.

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