Poet Name Meaning

Scottish (formerly common in Fife): of uncertain origin, probably a variant of Pate.

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


Similar surnames: Polt, Piet, Pont, Ponto, Poer, Noe, Pust, Poel, Poteet, Peth

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Poet Family Origin

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Poet Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Cigar Maker

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Brick Mason

    6%

In 1880, the most common Poet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Poet's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poet family was Brick Mason. Farmer, Cigar Maker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poet.

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Poet Historical Records

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Poet Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Poet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Poet in 1945 was 37, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poet

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