Potier Family History

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Potier Name Meaning

Variant of Pothier.

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


Similar surnames: Poitier, Pooler, Poyer, Mctier, Gottier, Tier, Peltier, Putter

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Potier Family Origin

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Potier Family Occupations

What did your Potier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Boot & Shoemaker and Inspector Union R. R. C. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Potier. The most common Potier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Potier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Potier family was Keeper-Buckwell Island.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Boot & Shoemaker

    11%
  • Inspector Union R. R. C.

    11%
  • Keeper-Buckwell Island

    11%

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

Potier Historical Records

What Potier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Potier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Potier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Potier

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Potier. 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 Potier. For the veterans among your Potier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Potier Life Expectancy

What is the average Potier lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Potier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Potier in 1952 was 44, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Potier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Potier 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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