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Pinto Name Meaning
Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): nickname from pinto ‘colorful’, ‘painted’.Spanish: habitational name from Pinto in Madrid.Catalan (Pintó): Catalan variant of Pintor ‘painter’.Portuguese: from a nickname from pinto ‘chick’. DK This name is also common in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists.Italian: from pinto ‘mottled’, ‘dotted’ (Late Latin pinctus, for classical Latin pictus ‘painted’), hence a nickname for a person with a blotchy or pock-marked complexion or pepper-and-salt hair, or in some parts of the south at least from the same word in the sense ‘lively or restless person’.

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

358,245 Historical Documents with Pinto on Ancestry.com
252,541 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,640 Military Records
22,038 Immigration Records
30,102 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Pinto Families

  • Number of Pinto families
     94 - 185
     32 - 93
     1 - 31
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pinto families
     19 - 35
     7 - 18
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Pinto families
     6 - 10
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Pinto Family Origin

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Pinto Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Pinto

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Pinto Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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