Pote Family History

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Pote Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall): unexplained. Possibly an altered spelling of German Pothe, a variant of Poth.

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

Similar surnames: Poje, Pole, Pete, Porte, Pope, Ponte, Doten, Rote, Motte, Mote

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Pote Family Origin

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Pote Family Occupations

What did your Pote ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Fisherman and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pote. The most common Pote occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Pote's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pote family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Fisherman

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Pote Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pote Life Expectancy

What is the average Pote lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pote life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pote in 1962 was 79, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pote

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pote 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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