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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Poyner

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Alt. Meaning

P is for perfection, it's what you seek.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

Y is for young, the years never show!

N is for nifty, how neat!

E is for expert, in your chosen career

R is for relax, you know how!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Poyner

John Poyner is a sound editor (filmmaking) and sound editor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1955 to present.


Ambrose was born on September 26th, 1867. He left this life on May 31st, 1923.


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Popularity of Poyner as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Poyner U.S.
  White 87.75% 64.26%
  African American 7.65% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Poyner

People with the last name Poyner are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Poyner

  • How Popular is the name Poyner? As a last name Poyner was the 18,977th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Poyner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Poyner is Sunday, June 7th, 1885.
  • How unique is the name Poyner? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Poyner. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Poyner: Your name in reverse order is Renyop. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Npoery. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Poyner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,437 people with the last name Poyner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Poyner? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Poyner as their last name since less than 1 person in 204k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Poyners Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Poyner born Jun 22, 2011

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 550. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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