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Pointon Name Meaning

English (Midlands): habitational name from Pointon in Lincolnshire, Poynton in Cheshire, or Poynton Green in Shropshire. The first is named from Old English Pohhingtun ‘settlement (Old English tun) associated with Pohha’, a byname apparently meaning ‘bag’; the others have as the first element the Old English personal names Pofa and Peofa respectively.

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

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Pointon Family Origin

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Pointon Family Occupations

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  • Engineer

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Glass Blower

    17%
  • Merchant

    17%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pointon family was Merchant. Engineer, Farmer and Glass Blower were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pointon. The most common Pointon occupation in the USA was Engineer. 17% of Pointon's were Engineers.

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Pointon Life Expectancy

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