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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


Similar surnames: Pont, Pine, Mount, Points, Pin, Pond, Pott, Pino, Post, Hoing

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Point Family Origin

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Point Family Occupations

What did your Point ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. Laborer, Farmer and "Actor" were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Point.

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • "Actor"

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Point ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Point Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Point. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Point census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Point. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Point. For the veterans among your Point ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Point Life Expectancy

What is the average Point lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2003, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Point

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Point ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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