Poissant Family History

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Poissant Name Meaning

French: variant of Poisant, a nickname for a powerful robust individual, from Old French poisant ‘strong’, ‘powerful’, ‘vigorous’.

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


Similar surnames: Posson, Poisson, Constant, Soisson, Poinsett, Croissant, Pousson

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Poissant Family Origin

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Poissant Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    32%
  • Going To School

    13%
  • Journalier

    10%
  • Farmer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Poissant occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 32% of Poissant's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Going To School and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poissant. A less common occupation for the Poissant family was Farmer.

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Poissant Historical Records

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Poissant Life Expectancy

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