Poyner Family History
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Poyner Name Meaning
English (of Norman origin): nickname for someone who was handy with his fists, from Old French poigneor ‘fighter’ (Latin pugnator, from pugnare ‘to fight’, a derivative of pugnus ‘fist’). Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ab Ynyr ‘son of Ynyr’, a personal name from Latin Honorius.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press