Pancoast Family History

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Pancoast Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English Pentecost.

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


Similar surnames: Canant, Ancar, Pentecost, Wescoat, Manatt, Preast, Hancock, Van Cott

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Pancoast Family Origin

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Pancoast Family Occupations

What did your Pancoast ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Retired Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pancoast. A less common occupation for the Pancoast family was Physician. The most common Pancoast occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Pancoast's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Retired Farmer

    5%
  • Physician

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pancoast ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pancoast Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pancoast. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pancoast census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pancoast. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pancoast. For the veterans among your Pancoast ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pancoast Life Expectancy

What is the average Pancoast lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pancoast life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pancoast in 1957 was 62, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pancoast

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pancoast ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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