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Poteet Name Meaning

Said to be of French origin, this name is associated in the early 18th century with MD and subsequently with NC and SC. If it is French, it is probably a Huguenot name. It may be an altered form of French Petit, or possibly of French Pottet, which is from a diminutive of pot ‘pot’, in any of several senses: a metonymic occupational name for a potter, a nickname for a market trader, or a nickname for a rotund individual.

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


Similar surnames: Pott, Pollet, Motte, Steer, Pooley, Peet, Potter, Portee, Polce

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Poteet Family Origin

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Poteet Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poteet. The most common Poteet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Poteet's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Poteet family was Laborer.

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