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Posa Name Meaning

Italian: habitational name from Posa a locality of Treviso. Italian: nickname from posa ‘attitude’, ‘air’, also ‘repose’, ‘stillness’. Spanish: probably a variant of Poza, topographic name for someone who lived by a well or pit, from Spanish poza (Latin putea; compare Pozo), or variant of Spanish Posada. Catalan: probably variant of old Catalan possa ‘well’ ‘pit’, common in some Catalan place names (Latin putea). Hungarian (Pósa): from a pet form of the personal name Pál, Hungarian form of Paul.

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


Similar surnames: Rosa, Poma, Post, Pola, Kosa, Pisa, Rota, Poss, Pott, Pust

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Posa Family Origin

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Posa Family Occupations

What did your Posa ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Posa occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Posa's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Posa. A less common occupation for the Posa family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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Posa Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Posa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Posa 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Posa. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Posa. For the veterans among your Posa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Posa Life Expectancy

What is the average Posa lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Posa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Posa in 1955 was 29, and 68 in 2004.

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