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Points Name Meaning

from the medieval personal name Ponc(h)e, Pons (see Ponce). habitational name from Ponts in La Manche and Seine-Maritime, Normandy, from Latin pontes ‘bridges’ (see Pont). nickname for a fop or dandy, from points ‘laces for hose’ (see Pointer 1).

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


Similar surnames: Point, Pont, Pinto, Pointer, Pons, Ponto, Pointon, Ponte, Pontes

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Points Family Origin

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Points Family Occupations

What did your Points ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Points occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Points's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Points family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Points.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Points Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Points. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Points 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 Points. 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 Points. For the veterans among your Points ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Points Life Expectancy

What is the average Points lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Points life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Points in 1959 was 63, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Points 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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