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Pecina Family History

Pecina Name Meaning
Spanish and Galician (Peciña): habitational name from any of the places called Peciña, in Logroño, Aragon, and Lugo, Galicia.Spanish: nickname from pecina ‘mud’, ‘slurry’, commonly used to refer to shoemakers, with reference to the dark layer of polish covering their hands and clothes.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

15,335 Historical Documents with Pecina on Ancestry.com
12,557 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
164 Military Records
515 Immigration Records
1,200 Census and Voter Lists
899 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pecina Families

  • Number of Pecina families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Pecina Family Origin

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Pecina Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Pecina

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Pecina Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Pecina

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