Point Name Meaning

English and French: probably an altered form of French Pons, a habitational name from places so named in Bourgogne and Franche-Comté.

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

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Point Family Origin

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Point Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • "Actor"

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and "Actor" were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Point. A less common occupation for the Point family was Carpenter. The most common Point occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Point's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Point | Data not to scale

Point Historical Records

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Point Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2003, Point life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Point in 1940 was 58, and 81 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Point

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