Puls Family History
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Puls Name Meaning
North German and Dutch: from Middle Low German puls, pulsstock, Middle Dutch puls, pols, a wooden pole used to stir the water and drive fish into a net, hence a metonymic occupational name name for someone who used this method of fishing. North German: habitational name from a place so named in Schleswig-Holstein. Dutch: from Middle Dutch pulle ‘jug’, ‘pitcher’, ‘vase’; a nickname for a portly individual or a metonymic occupational name for a maker of earthenware or metal vessels. German (of Slavic origin): from a personal name formed with Old Slavic bolij ‘more’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pels, Palm, Pyle, Hulse, Pauls, Sult, Poll, Duis, Pultz, Pilz