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Paulding Name Meaning

Apparently of Dutch origin, probably an altered form of Paling, a nickname for a lithe or devious man or a metonymic occupational name for a seller or catcher of eels, from paling ‘eel’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Pawling, Sparling, Darling, Haling, Paulin, Harding, Spalding

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Paulding Family Origin

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Paulding Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Paulding occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Paulding's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Paulding family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Paulding.

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Paulding Life Expectancy

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