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Pheasant Family History

Pheasant Name Meaning
English (Wolverhampton): metonymic occupational name for a breeder of pheasants or a birdcatcher, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble the bird, from Middle English fesaunt ‘pheasant’.

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

48,530 Historical Documents with Pheasant on Ancestry.com
11,594 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
820 Military Records
363 Immigration Records
9,149 Census and Voter Lists
26,604 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pheasant Families

  • Number of Pheasant families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pheasant families
     53 - 104
     18 - 52
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pheasant last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pheasant census records

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Pheasant Family Origin

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Pheasant Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Pheasant

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Pheasant Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pheasant census records

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Pheasant Civil War Service Records

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