Postle Family History

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Postle Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): nickname from a reduced form of Middle English apostel ‘apostle’ (Old English apostol, via Latin from Greek apostolos ‘messenger’, ‘delegate’, from apostellein ‘to dispatch’). As a nickname, this may have been used for someone who had played the part of one of the twelve apostles in a play or pageant. However, the word was also used as a personal name. Compare Postlethwait.

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


Similar surnames: Apostle, Postel, Ostler, Post, Astle, Poston, Castle, Porte, Postler

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Postle Family Origin

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Postle Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Pump Maker

    33%
  • Dress Maker

    17%

In 1881, the most common Postle occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Postle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Postle family was Dress Maker. Farmer and Pump Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Postle.

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Postle Life Expectancy

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