Poer Name Meaning

Perhaps from Dutch Van Poer, which Debrabandere suggests is probably a hypercorrection of Van Poeyer, a habitational name for someone from Poederlee, the spelling being a reflection of the local pronunciation of the place name.

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

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Poer Family Origin

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Poer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Attorney At Law

    4%
  • House Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Poer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Poer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poer family was House Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Attorney At Law were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poer.

Source: Census data for Poer | Data not to scale

Poer Historical Records

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Poer Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Poer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Poer in 1943 was 55, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poer

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