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Poirier Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a pear tree, poirier, from Old French perier.

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


Similar surnames: Perrier, Pommier, Portier, Pothier, Poire, Porter, Boire, Vivier

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Poirier Family Origin

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Poirier Family Occupations

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  • Butcher

    100%

In 1881, the most common Poirier occupation in the UK was Butcher. 100% of Poirier's were Butchers.

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Poirier Historical Records

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Poirier Life Expectancy

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Famous Poirier Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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