Pauls Family History

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Pauls Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: patronymic from Paul. Catalan (Paüls): habitational name from any of the places called Paüls in Catalonia.

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

Similar surnames: Paul, Paule, Puls, Paulus, Pauli, Pals, Rauls, Paus, Paules, Palm

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Pauls Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Pauls name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Pauls. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Norway


  • France


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Pauls Family Origin

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Pauls Family Occupations

What did your Pauls ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Professionals and Wine Spirit Merchant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pauls. The most common Pauls occupation in the UK was Professionals. 50% of Pauls's were Professionalss.

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  • Professionals

  • Wine Spirit Merchant


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

Pauls Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Pauls. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pauls 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Pauls. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Pauls. For the veterans among your Pauls ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pauls Life Expectancy

What is the average Pauls lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Pauls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Pauls in 1953 was 38, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pauls 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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