Poet Family History

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Poet Name Meaning

Scottish (formerly common in Fife): of uncertain origin, probably a variant of Pate.

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

Similar surnames: Polt, Piet, Pont, Ponto, Poer, Noe, Pust, Poel, Poteet, Peth

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Poet Family Origin

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Poet Family Occupations

What did your Poet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bonder Rai Telephone were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Poet. 14% of Poet men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Poet women worked as a Bonder Rai Telephone. Some less common occupations for Americans named Poet were Salesman and Caretaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Miner
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bonder Rai Telephone
  • Bus Driver
  • Button Sewer
  • Caretaker

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

Poet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Poet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poet 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 274 immigration records available for the last name Poet. 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 Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Poet. For the veterans among your Poet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poet Life Expectancy

What is the average Poet lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Poet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Poet in 1945 was 37, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Poet 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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