Purl Family History

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Purl Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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


Similar surnames: Pula, Curd, Tur, Pulli, Perl, Wurl, Puhl, Puro, Cura, Hur

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Purl Family Origin

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Purl Family Occupations

What did your Purl ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Purl family was Gardener. Agr Lab, Boot Clicker and Carman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Purl. The most common Purl occupation in the UK was Agr Lab. 13% of Purl's were Agr Labs.

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  • Agr Lab

    13%
  • Boot Clicker

    13%
  • Carman

    13%
  • Gardener

    13%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Purl ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Purl Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Purl. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Purl 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Purl. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Purl. For the veterans among your Purl ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Purl Life Expectancy

What is the average Purl lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Purl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Purl in 1962 was 71, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Purl

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Purl ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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