Pawl Family History

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Pawl Name Meaning

English: variant of Paul.

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

Similar surnames: Paul, Poll, Pal, Pawel, Gall, Pahl, Pane, Pauly, Pach, Rawle

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Pawl Family Origin

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Pawl Family Occupations

What did your Pawl ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pawl family was Renter. Farmer, Farm Labor and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pawl. The most common Pawl occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Pawl's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Labor

  • Farming

  • Renter


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Pawl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pawl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pawl 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 Pawl. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pawl. For the veterans among your Pawl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pawl Life Expectancy

What is the average Pawl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pawl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pawl in 1962 was 75, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pawl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pawl 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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