Poindexter Family History

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Poindexter Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French poing destre ‘right fist’. This name is particularly associated with Huguenot refugees who fled from France to England, and from there to VA.

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


Similar surnames: Pointer, Painter, Pendexter, Pichette, Pinter, Prueter, Poinsett

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Poindexter Family Origin

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Poindexter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    100%

In 1881, the most common Poindexter occupation in Canada was Farmer. 100% of Poindexter's were Farmers.

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Poindexter Life Expectancy

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Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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