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Poissant Family History

Poissant Name Meaning
French: variant of Poisant, a nickname for a powerful robust individual, from Old French poisant ‘strong’, ‘powerful’, ‘vigorous’.

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

57,806 Historical Documents and Family Trees with Poissant on Ancestry.com
8,459 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
561 Military Records
408 Immigration Records
6,074 Census and Voter Lists
42,304 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Poissant Families

  • Number of Poissant families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Poissant families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Poissant last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Poissant census records

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Poissant Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Poissant families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Poissant Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Poissant families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Poissant

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Poissant Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Poissant census records

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Poissant Civil War Service Records

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