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Potgieter Family History

Potgieter Name Meaning

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

31,306 Historical Documents with Potgieter on Ancestry.com
2,648 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
140 Military Records
376 Immigration Records
111 Census and Voter Lists
28,031 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Potgieter Families

  • Number of Potgieter families
     1
     1
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Potgieter last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Potgieter last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Potgieter census records

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Potgieter Family Origin

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Potgieter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Potgieter 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 Potgieter

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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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Potgieter Family Occupations

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Potgieter ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestors social and economic status.

Military Service by Potgieter

Did the Potgieters fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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