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 Pouliot 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 Pouliot was an occupational name for a poultry farmer. Originally the name Pouliot was derived from the Old French word poulet, meaning chicken.
Early Origins of the Pouliot family
Early History of the Pouliot family
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Pouliot 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 Pouliot family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pouliot family to the New World and Oceana
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Pouliot Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Pouliot Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Pouliot (post 1700)
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