Poyser Family History

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Poyser Name Meaning

English: variant of Peiser.

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

Similar surnames: Poser, Peyser, Boyse, Pyper, Joyner, Pryse, Royse, Peiser, Poyer

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Poyser Family Origin

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Poyser Family Occupations

What did your Poyser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poyser family was Brickmaker. Farmer, Laborer and Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poyser. The most common Poyser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Poyser's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Painter

  • Brickmaker


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

Poyser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Poyser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poyser 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Poyser. 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 Poyser. For the veterans among your Poyser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poyser Life Expectancy

What is the average Poyser lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Poyser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Poyser in 1946 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poyser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poyser 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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