First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Poythress

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Alt. Meaning

P is for peaceful, your quiet times.

O is for outgoing, so sociable are you

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

R is for relax, you know how!

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Poythress

Alex Poythress is an athlete. Alex was born on September 6th, 1993 in Savannah, Georgia.


Vernon was born in 1946.


David B. Poythress is a Georgia Commissioner of Labor and Secretary of State of Georgia. David was born on October 24th, 1943 in Bibb County, Georgia.


Rich Poythress is a baseball player.


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Popularity of Poythress as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Poythress U.S.
  White 77.72% 64.26%
  African American 18.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.79% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Poythress

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

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Fun Facts about the name Poythress

  • How Popular is the name Poythress? As a last name Poythress was the 24,702nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Poythress first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Poythress is Friday, April 5th, 1895.
  • How unique is the name Poythress? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Poythress. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Poythress: Your name in reverse order is Sserhtyop. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Teysrhsop. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Poythress? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,010 people with the last name Poythress.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Poythress? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Poythress as their last name since less than 1 person in 294k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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