Poinsett Family History
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Poinsett Name Meaning
Altered spelling of French Poinset, from a derivative of Old French poinson ‘pointed instrument’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of any pointed instrument.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Pointer, Plunkett, Point, Pinkert, Pickett, Blansett, Grissett