Poore Name Meaning

Southern English (of Norman origin): variant of Power.

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


Similar surnames: Poor, Poole, Boore, Dore, Pere, Pooler, Boone, Pore, Thore, Poire

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Poore Family Origin

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Poore Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poore family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poore. The most common Poore occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Poore's were Farmers.

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Poore Historical Records

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Poore Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Poore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Poore in 1941 was 40, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poore

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