Poehler Family History

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Poehler Name Meaning

German (Westphalian) (also Pöhler): topographic name for someone who lived by a muddy pool, from an agent noun derived from Middle Low German pol ‘(muddy) pool’.

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

Similar surnames: Pohler, Boehle, Poppler, Piehler, Pooler, Pegler, Kuehler, Boehler

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Poehler Family Origin

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Poehler Family Occupations

What did your Poehler ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Poehler. 18% of Poehler men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Poehler women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Poehler were Electrician and Apartment Manager

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Electrician

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Farmer
  • Stenographer
  • Apartment Manager

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Poehler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Poehler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poehler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 376 immigration records available for the last name Poehler. 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 Card

There are 596 military records available for the last name Poehler. For the veterans among your Poehler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poehler Life Expectancy

What is the average Poehler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Poehler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Poehler in 1950 was 46, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poehler

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