Pontier Family History

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Pontier Name Meaning

French and Dutch: occupational name for a toll keeper on a bridge, from an agent derivative of pont ‘bridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Pinter, Portier, Pointer, Potter, Sonnier, Pothier, Pannier, Portner

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Pontier Family Origin

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Pontier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeps Store

    33%
  • Retired Merchant

    33%

In 1880, the most common Pontier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Pontier's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeps Store were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pontier. A less common occupation for the Pontier family was Retired Merchant.

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Pontier Historical Records

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Pontier Life Expectancy

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