Poulter Family History

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Poulter Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Old French po(u)letier ‘poultry dealer or breeder’ (an agent derivative of poule ‘chicken’).

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


Similar surnames: Pointer, Bolter, Souter, Moulder, Colter, Boulier, Porter, Counter

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Poulter Family Origin

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Poulter Family Occupations

What did your Poulter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Poulter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Poulter's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poulter. A less common occupation for the Poulter family was Housekeeper.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Housekeeper

    5%

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

Poulter Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Poulter Life Expectancy

What is the average Poulter lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Poulter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Poulter in 1948 was 46, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poulter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poulter 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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