First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Poteat

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Poteat

Hank Poteat is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to 2009. Hank was born on August 30th, 1977 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.


William H. Poteat was an influential somebody. William was born on April 19th, 1919 in Kaifeng, Henan, China. He passed away on May 17th, 2000.


Samuel Eugene Poteat is a cia executive. Samuel was born in 1930. Samuel is also known as Poteat and Gene.


Joshua Poteat is a famous person.


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Popularity of Poteat as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Poteat U.S.
  White 62.45% 64.26%
  African American 32.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.19% 16.26%

Of Last Name Poteat

People with the last name Poteat are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Poteat

  • How Popular is the name Poteat? As a last name Poteat was the 9,384th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Poteat first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Poteat is Sunday, February 2nd, 1913.
  • How unique is the name Poteat? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Poteat. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Poteat: Your name in reverse order is Taetop. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tpaoet. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Poteat? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,465 people with the last name Poteat.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Poteat? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Poteat as their last name.

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What does the name Poteat mean?

Pis for popular, that you are!

Ois for outgoing, so sociable are you

Tis for tender, loving nature.

Eis for enjoy, your life can be fun!

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

Tis for tough, for you are not easily broken

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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