Poehlmann Family History

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Poehlmann Name Meaning

North German: topographic name for someone who lived by a muddy pool, from Middle Low German pol ‘(muddy) pool’ (see Poehler).

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

Similar surnames: Poelman, Bohlmann, Moehlman, Rehmann, Ohlmann, Hellmann, Ohmann

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Poehlmann Family Origin

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Poehlmann Family Occupations

What did your Poehlmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the US named Poehlmann. 30% of Poehlmann men worked as a Salesman

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Die Cutter

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

Poehlmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 793 census records available for the last name Poehlmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poehlmann 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 402 immigration records available for the last name Poehlmann. 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 278 military records available for the last name Poehlmann. For the veterans among your Poehlmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poehlmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Poehlmann lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2003, in the United States, Poehlmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Poehlmann in 1965 was 75, and 64 in 2003.

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