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

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Poyner Family Origin

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Poyner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poyner family was Keeping House. The most common Poyner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Poyner's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poyner.

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Poyner Life Expectancy

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