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Poisson Family History

Poisson Name Meaning
French: from poisson ‘fish’, a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller or a nickname for someone supposedly resembling a fish. In North America this name is sometimes translated as Fisher.North American variant of Poissant.

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

119,116 Historical Documents with Poisson on Ancestry.com
30,475 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,941 Military Records
1,593 Immigration Records
13,065 Census and Voter Lists
72,042 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Poisson Families

  • Number of Poisson families
     20 - 37
     7 - 19
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Poisson families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Poisson last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Poisson census records

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Poisson Family Origin

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Poisson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Poisson

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Poisson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Poisson census records

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Poisson Civil War Service Records

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