Poindexter Family History

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Poindexter Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French poing destre ‘right fist’. This name is particularly associated with Huguenot refugees who fled from France to England, and from there to VA.

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

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Poindexter Family Origin

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Poindexter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Poindexter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Poindexter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poindexter family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poindexter.

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Poindexter Historical Records

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Poindexter Life Expectancy

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