Poynter Family History

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Poynter Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Pointer.

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


Similar surnames: Paynter, Pointer, Ponte, Joyner, Poynor, Wynter, Porte, Pounder

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Poynter Family Origin

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Poynter Family Occupations

What did your Poynter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poynter. The most common Poynter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Poynter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poynter family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Poynter Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Poynter ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Poynter Life Expectancy

What is the average Poynter lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, Poynter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Poynter in 1952 was 50, and 76 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poynter 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.

Famous Poynter Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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