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Pousson Name Meaning

French (Normandy): from Old French pousson, a spirit made from linseed oil or hemp, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made this. This name is found mostly in LA.

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


Similar surnames: Posson, Poisson, Poston, Musson, Bourdon, Soisson, Presson, Husson

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Pousson Family Origin

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Pousson Family Occupations

What did your Pousson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pousson occupation in the USA was Cabinet Maker. 50% of Pousson's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pousson.

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  • Cabinet Maker

    50%
  • Farmer

    50%

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

Pousson Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pousson Life Expectancy

What is the average Pousson lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Pousson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Pousson in 1959 was 60, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pousson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pousson 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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