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

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  • Agr Lab

    13%
  • Boot Clicker

    13%
  • Carman

    13%
  • Gardener

    13%

In 1881, the most common Purl occupation in the UK was Agr Lab. 13% of Purl's were Agr Labs. 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.

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Purl Historical Records

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Purl Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Purl

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