Pulver Family History

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Pulver Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German pulver ‘ash’, ‘dust’ (of Latin origin), German Pulver ‘powder’; a metonymic occupational name for an apothecary or herbalist who dispensed various types of medicinal powder. From the 15th century it may alternatively have denoted a manufacturer of gunpowder. Possibly a shortened form of Dutch van Pulver, a habitational name from a place named Pulver (meaning ‘dust’; compare 1), for example in Wormhout in West Flanders.

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


Similar surnames: Fuller, Culver, Euler, Puder, Putzer, Pulte, Tuller, Mulder, Putter

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Pulver Family Origin

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Pulver Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Furrier

    25%
  • Furrier Empg 2 Girls

    25%
  • Retired Farmer

    25%

In 1881, Farmer, Furrier and Furrier Empg 2 Girls were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pulver. A less common occupation for the Pulver family was Retired Farmer. The most common Pulver occupation in the UK was Farmer. 25% of Pulver's were Farmers.

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Pulver Historical Records

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Pulver Life Expectancy

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