Pou Name Meaning

Catalan: topographic name for someone who lived by a well, pou ‘well’ (Latin puteus ‘well’, ‘pit’).

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


Similar surnames: Pol, Bou, Pla, Pau, You, Lau, Hau, Po, Lou, Mou

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Pou Family Origin

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Pou Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    36%
  • Laborer

    24%
  • Gold Miner

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Gold Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pou. The most common Pou occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Pou's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pou family was Keeping House.

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Pou Historical Records

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Pou Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Pou life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Pou in 1955 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pou

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