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Poteat Family History

Poteat Name Meaning
Variant of Poteet.

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

39,005 Historical Documents with Poteat on Ancestry.com
14,199 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,948 Military Records
223 Immigration Records
4,145 Census and Voter Lists
18,490 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Poteat Families

  • Number of Poteat families
     43 - 83
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Poteat families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Poteat last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Poteat census records

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Poteat 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 Poteat families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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

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Poteat Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Poteat 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 Poteat

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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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Poteat Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Poteat census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Poteat ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Poteat Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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