Puma Family History

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Puma Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): from Sicilian puma ‘apple’, a variant of standard Italian pomo. Spanish: possibly from Spanish puma ‘puma’.

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


Similar surnames: Poma, Pula, Mula, Alma, Pita, Fama, Muma, Pupa, Duba, Tuma

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Puma Family Origin

Where is the Puma family from?

Puma Family Occupations

What did your Puma ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Puma occupation in Canada was Hunter. 33% of Puma's were Hunters. A less common occupation for the Puma family was Method Minister. Hunter and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Puma.

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  • Hunter

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Method Minister

    33%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Puma ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Puma Historical Records

What Puma family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Puma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puma census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Puma. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Puma. For the veterans among your Puma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Puma Life Expectancy

What is the average Puma lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Puma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Puma in 1958 was 61, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Puma

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Puma ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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