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Poteau Family History

Poteau Name Meaning

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

4,073 Historical Documents with Poteau on Ancestry
2,339 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
22 Military Records
47 Immigration Records
76 Census and Voter Lists
1,589 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Poteau Families

  • Number of Poteau families
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Poteau census records

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Poteau Family Origin

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Average Life Expectancy for Poteau

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Poteau Family Occupations

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Military Service by Poteau

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