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Paull Family History

Paull Name Meaning

English and German: variant spelling of Paul.

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

Similar surnames: Paule, Faull, Paulk, Pauly, Paul, Pall, Pauls, Maull, Pauli, Call

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Where is the Paull family from?

You can see how Paull families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Paull family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Paull families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 34 Paull families living in British Columbia. This was about 36% of all the recorded Paull's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Paull families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Paull surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Paull ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Paull. 73% of Paull men worked as a Farmer.

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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 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Merchant
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Census Records

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Paull. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paull 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Paull. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Paull. For the veterans among your Paull ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Paull lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Paull life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Paull in 1946 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

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