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Pohle Name Meaning

German: variant of Pohl . Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Pohl East German: habitational name from Pohla near Bautzen in Lusatia.

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


Similar surnames: Pohl, Pohler, Bohle, Ohle, Poley, Poll, Pole, Pehlke, Ohl, Wehle

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Where is the Pohle family from?

You can see how Pohle families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pohle family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Pohle families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there was 1 Pohle family living in Alberta. This was about 50% of all the recorded Pohle's in Canada. Alberta and 1 other province had the highest population of Pohle families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pohle surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pohle ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pohle. 16% of Pohle men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Pohle women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pohle were Truck Driver and Teacher. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    21%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Teacher
    9%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pohle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pohle 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Pohle. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Pohle. For the veterans among your Pohle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pohle lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Pohle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pohle in 1960 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

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