Poist Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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


Similar surnames: Grist, Bois, Obst, Poet, Weist, Pais, Coit, Foist, Buist, Powis

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Poist Family Origin

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Poist Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    36%
  • Book Keeper

    7%
  • Butcher

    7%
  • Cigar Manufacturer

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Poist family was Cigar Manufacturer. Keeping House, Book Keeper and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poist. The most common Poist occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 36% of Poist's were Keeping Houses.

Source: Census data for Poist | Data not to scale

Poist Historical Records

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Poist Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Poist life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Poist in 1956 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poist

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