Pobst Family History

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Pobst Name Meaning

German: variant of Pabst (Middle High German and Middle Low German a having been raised to o).

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

Similar surnames: Post, Pabst, Probst, Obst, Poust, Rost, Prast, Bobst, Port, Polt

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Pobst Family Origin

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Pobst Family Occupations

What did your Pobst ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pobst. 49% of Pobst men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Pobst women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pobst were Moulder and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Moulder

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Inseamer
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Pobst Historical Records

What Pobst family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pobst. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pobst 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 112 immigration records available for the last name Pobst. 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 390 military records available for the last name Pobst. For the veterans among your Pobst ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pobst Life Expectancy

What is the average Pobst lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pobst life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Pobst in 1962 was 78, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pobst

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pobst 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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