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Pierpoint Family History

Pierpoint Name Meaning

English: variant of Pierpont.

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


Similar surnames: Pierpont, Pierson, Pippin, Perkin, Pippins, Perrine, Pitrone, Pepin

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Where is the Pierpoint family from?

You can see how Pierpoint families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pierpoint family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pierpoint families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 9 Pierpoint families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Pierpoint's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Pierpoint families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pierpoint surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pierpoint ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pierpoint. 35% of Pierpoint men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Pierpoint women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pierpoint were Carpenter and Clerk.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Carpenter
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    34%
  • Waitress
    23%
  • Typist
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Pierpoint. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pierpoint census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pierpoint. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pierpoint. For the veterans among your Pierpoint ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pierpoint lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Pierpoint life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Pierpoint in 1947 was 46, and 84 in 2004.

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