History of your Surname
Get access to Pauly family records.Start a free trial

Pauly Family History

Pauly Name Meaning

French, English, and German: from a pet form of Paul.

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


Similar surnames: Pauley, Paul, Paule, Paulk, Paull, Pauls, Pauli, Maul, Saul, Palm

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Pauly family from?

You can see how Pauly families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pauly family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pauly families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 30 Pauly families living in Manitoba. This was about 55% of all the recorded Pauly's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Pauly families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pauly surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pauly ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the CA named Pauly. .

View Census data for Pauly | Data not to scale

*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

  • Salesman
    100%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Pauly family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Pauly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pauly census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Canadian census records for Pauly

Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Pauly. 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.

View all Pauly immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Pauly. For the veterans among your Pauly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Pauly military records

You've only scratched the surface of Pauly family history.

Discover More

What is the average Pauly lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Pauly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Pauly in 1951 was 70, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pauly

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Pauly family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial