Po Name Meaning

Portuguese (Pó) and Spanish: habitational name from Pó, a town in Portugal, or probably a Spanish habitational name from any of several places called Poo, in northwest Spain. Italian: habitational name from any of the places called Po. Chinese: variant of Bo. Chinese : variant of Pu 1. Other Southeast Asian: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Bo, Mo, Ko, Pi, Pio, To, Pol, Lo, Go, Pao

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Po Family Origin

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Po Family Occupations

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In 1939, Restaurant Cook and Karin (burners) Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Po.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Restaurant Cook

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Karin (burners) Nurse

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Po Historical Records

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Census Record

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Po Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Po life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Po in 1963 was 64, and 66 in 2004.

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