Poh Name Meaning

German (Palatine): from a dialect word for standard German Pfau ‘peacok’, a nickname for a vain person or for someone with a strutting gait.

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


Similar surnames: Roh, Loh, Hoh, Poth, Pohl, Noh, Poch, Mohr, Rohr, Pol

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Poh Family Origin

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Poh Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

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In 1880, the most common Poh occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Poh's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poh family was Laborer. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poh.

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Poh Historical Records

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Poh Life Expectancy

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Between 1965 and 2004, Poh life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Poh in 1965 was 82, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poh

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