Poehlein Family History

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Poehlein Name Meaning

German: probably a variant of Pohley, a habitational name in Silesia for someone from a place named Poley (also Pohley), from Slavic polan ‘field dweller’. Misinterpretation of the etymology of the surname makes it sound like a German name ending with the diminutive sufix -lein.

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


Similar surnames: Perlin, Bohlen, Polin, Hochrein, Plein, Roeglin, Poehler, Poelman

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Poehlein Family Origin

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Poehlein Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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In 1880, Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Poehlein. The most common Poehlein occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Poehlein's were Farmers.

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Poehlein Life Expectancy

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