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

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%

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

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Between 1955 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Posa

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