Poirier Family History

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Poirier Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a pear tree, poirier, from Old French perier.

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

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Poirier Family Origin

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Poirier Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    27%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    8%
  • Barber

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poirier family was Barber. Laborer, Farmer and Works In Saw Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poirier. The most common Poirier occupation in the USA was Laborer. 27% of Poirier's were Laborers.

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Poirier Historical Records

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Poirier Life Expectancy

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Famous Poirier Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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