Poissant Family History

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Poissant Name Meaning

French: variant of Poisant, a nickname for a powerful robust individual, from Old French poisant ‘strong’, ‘powerful’, ‘vigorous’.

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


Similar surnames: Posson, Poisson, Constant, Soisson, Poinsett, Croissant, Pousson

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Poissant Family Origin

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Poissant Family Occupations

What did your Poissant ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poissant family was Works In Shoe Factory. The most common Poissant occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Poissant's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Poissant.

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Works In Shoe Factory

    33%

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

Poissant Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Poissant Life Expectancy

What is the average Poissant lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Poissant life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Poissant in 1957 was 56, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poissant

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poissant 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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