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Pulis Family History

Pulis Name Meaning

Maltese: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Pulli, Tullis, Tulin, Salis, Dulik, Duis, Huls, Hulin, Poles, Puri

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Where is the Pulis family from?

You can see how Pulis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pulis family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pulis families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 4 Pulis families living in Quebec. This was about 80% of all the recorded Pulis's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Pulis families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pulis surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pulis ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pulis. 18% of Pulis men worked as a Farmer and 29% of Pulis women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pulis were Carpenter and Cook.

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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
    18%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Truck Driver
    8%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    29%
  • Teacher
    15%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Cook
    10%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pulis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pulis 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 935 immigration records available for the last name Pulis. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pulis. For the veterans among your Pulis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pulis lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Pulis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Pulis in 1959 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

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