patronymic and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the name of the father and mother respectively, are the most common form of a hereditary surname in France, occupational surnames also emerged during the late Middle Ages. Many people, such as the Poulet family, adopted the name of their occupation as their surname. However, an occupational name did not become a hereditary surname until the office or type of employment became hereditary. The surname Poulet was an occupational name for a poultry farmer. Originally the name Poulet was derived from the Old French word poulet, meaning chicken.
Early Origins of the Poulet family
Early History of the Poulet family
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Poulet Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Poule, Poulle, Poul, Poulet, Poullet, Poulot, Poullot, Pouliot, Poulieau, Poulieaux, Pouliaut, Pouliaulx, Pouliault, Poulard, Poulat, Poulas, Poulastre, Poulastron, Pouleteau, Pouleteaux, Poulteau, Poulteaux, Poulié, Pouliet, Pouletier, Poultier, Poulain and many more.
Early Notables of the Poulet family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Poulet family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Poulet Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Poulet Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Poulet (post 1700)
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