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Poitevint Name Meaning

Altered form of French Poitevin: habitational name for someone from Poitou a former province in western France whose capital city was Poitiers. See also Poitevent compare Potvin

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


Similar surnames: Potwin, Podvin, Potvin, Porten, Deitering, Poteat, Pitkin, Privitt

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Where is the Poitevint family from?

You can see how Poitevint families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Poitevint family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Poitevint families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 20 Poitevint families living in Georgia. This was 100% of all the recorded Poitevint's in USA. Georgia had the highest population of Poitevint families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Poitevint surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Poitevint ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Poitevint. 43% of Poitevint men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Poitevint women worked as a Housewife. .

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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
    43%
  • Truck Driver
    15%
  • Farm
    15%
  • Laborer
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Poitevint family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 703 census records available for the last name Poitevint. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poitevint 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 38 immigration records available for the last name Poitevint. 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 201 military records available for the last name Poitevint. For the veterans among your Poitevint ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Poitevint lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Poitevint life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Poitevint in 1963 was 72, and 85 in 2004.

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