Poulos Family History

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Poulos Name Meaning

Greek: short form of any of scores of Greek family names ending with the patronymic suffix -poulos, or from this form used independently as a term of endearment. It is derived from Latin pullus ‘nestling’, ‘chick’, and occurs mainly in the Peloponnese.

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

Similar surnames: Paulos, Boulos, Foulks, Rokos, Pulos, Goulas, Pauls, Polus, Poulson

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Poulos Family Origin

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Poulos Family Occupations

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In 1940, Proprietor and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Poulos. 10% of Poulos men worked as a Proprietor and 13% of Poulos women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Poulos were Laborer and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
  • Cook
  • Waiter
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Stenographer
  • Cashier
  • Clerk

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Poulos Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Poulos. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poulos 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Poulos. 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 Poulos. For the veterans among your Poulos ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poulos Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Poulos life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Poulos in 1942 was 50, and 80 in 2004.

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