Poudrier Family History

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Poudrier Name Meaning

French Canadian: secondary surname for Lemay, first attested in 1717; it probably refers to a soldier charged with maintaining the supply of (gun)powder. It is sometimes translated as Powderly and is quite common in New England.

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


Similar surnames: Fournier, Courter, Routhier, Burrier, Porter, Poutre, Souder, Courier

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Poudrier Family Origin

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Poudrier Family Occupations

What did your Poudrier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Weaver and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Poudrier. 14% of Poudrier men worked as a Weaver and 20% of Poudrier women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Poudrier were Attendant and Spinner

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Weaver
    14%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Assistant Shipper
    3%
  • Attendant
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Reg Nurse
    10%
  • Set Maker
    10%
  • Spinner
    10%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Poudrier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Poudrier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Poudrier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 244 immigration records available for the last name Poudrier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 316 military records available for the last name Poudrier. For the veterans among your Poudrier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Poudrier Life Expectancy

What is the average Poudrier lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Poudrier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Poudrier in 1962 was 83, and 87 in 2004.

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