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Where is the Poirier family from?
You can see how Poirier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Poirier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Poirier families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 5 Poirier families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Poirier's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Poirier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Poirier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Poirier. 19% of Poirier men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Poirier women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Poirier were Farmer and Clerk.