Poole Name Meaning

Southern English: variant spelling of Pool 1. Possibly an Americanized form of German Puhl or Pfuhl(e) (see Pool 4).

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


Similar surnames: Pooler, Pool, Pole, Toole, Poore, Pooley, Poll, Colle, Fowle, Goble

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Poole Family Origin

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Poole Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Poole occupation in the UK was Labourer. 3% of Poole's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Poole family was Coal Miner. Labourer, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poole.

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Poole Historical Records

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Poole Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Poole life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Poole in 1940 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poole

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