Ponath Family History

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Ponath Name Meaning

German: variant of Ponnath, probably a Huguenot name from Vaud in French Switzerland.

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

Similar surnames: Donath, Porath, Monat, Conrath, Donat, Ponto, Pont, Porth, Noah

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Ponath Family Origin

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Ponath Family Occupations

What did your Ponath ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ponath. 23% of Ponath men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Ponath women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ponath were Salesman and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Farming
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • House Worker
  • Housewife

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

Ponath Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ponath. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ponath 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 268 immigration records available for the last name Ponath. 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 431 military records available for the last name Ponath. For the veterans among your Ponath ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ponath Life Expectancy

What is the average Ponath lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ponath life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Ponath in 1943 was 28, and 83 in 2004.

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