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Pizzo Family History

Pizzo Name Meaning
habitational name from Pizzo (Calabro) in Vibo Valentia province, or from other places named with Pizzo meaning ‘peak’, ‘mountain summit’, otherwise ‘angle’, ‘head’, ‘point’.nickname from a variant of Old Italian piccio ‘little’ or from Southern Italian Greek pitsos with the same meaning.nickname from Old Tuscan pizzo ‘beak’, ‘bill’.nickname from pizzo ‘pointed beard’.

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

27,827 Historical Documents with Pizzo on Ancestry.com
10,014 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,959 Military Records
3,169 Immigration Records
5,248 Census and Voter Lists
7,437 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pizzo Families

  • Number of Pizzo families
     29 - 55
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    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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Pizzo Family Origin

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Pizzo Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Pizzo

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Pizzo Family Occupations

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Military Service by Pizzo

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