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

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  • Cultivateur

    17%
  • School

    17%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Journeyman

    12%

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In 1881, the most common Poudrier occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 17% of Poudrier's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, School and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poudrier. A less common occupation for the Poudrier family was Journeyman.

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Poudrier Historical Records

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Poudrier Life Expectancy

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