Pooler Family History

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Pooler Name Meaning

Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived near a pool, or habitational name for someone from a place named with this word (see Pool). Possibly an Americanized form of German Pfuhler, variant of Pfuhl + -er, suffix denoting an inhabitant.

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

Similar surnames: Pooley, Pohler, Poole, Puller, Tobler, Coomer, Koller, Dobler, Woolen

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Pooler Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Pooler name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Pooler. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Pooler Family Origin

Where is the Pooler family from?

Pooler Family Occupations

What did your Pooler ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Annuitant and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pooler. The most common Pooler occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Pooler's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pooler family was Housekeeper (Dom).

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  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Blacksmith

  • Housekeeper (Dom)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pooler ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pooler Historical Records

What Pooler family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Pooler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pooler 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pooler. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Pooler. For the veterans among your Pooler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pooler Life Expectancy

What is the average Pooler lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Pooler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Pooler in 1950 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pooler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pooler 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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