Posa Family History

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Posa Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Posa a locality of Treviso. Italian: nickname from posa ‘attitude’, ‘air’, also ‘repose’, ‘stillness’. Spanish: probably a variant of Poza, topographic name for someone who lived by a well or pit, from Spanish poza (Latin putea; compare Pozo), or variant of Spanish Posada. Catalan: probably variant of old Catalan possa ‘well’ ‘pit’, common in some Catalan place names (Latin putea). Hungarian (Pósa): from a pet form of the personal name Pál, Hungarian form of Paul.

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

Similar surnames: Rosa, Poma, Post, Pola, Kosa, Pisa, Rota, Poss, Pott, Pust

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Posa Family Origin

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Posa Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Posa. 20% of Posa men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Chauffeur
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator

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Posa Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 671 military records available for the last name Posa. For the veterans among your Posa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Posa Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Posa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Posa in 1955 was 29, and 68 in 2004.

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