Pownall Family History

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Pownall Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire, first recorded in the 12th century as Pohenhale, from the genitive case of the Old English personal name Pohha + Old English halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’.

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


Similar surnames: Dowdall, Bagnall, Gornall, Foxall, Darnall, Brownell, Voshall, Arnall

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Pownall Family Origin

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Pownall Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Housekeeper

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Silk Weaver

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pownall family was Silk Weaver. Farmer, Housekeeper and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pownall. The most common Pownall occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Pownall's were Farmers.

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Pownall Historical Records

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Pownall Life Expectancy

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