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Pasquale Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Pasquale (Latin Paschalis, from pascha ‘Easter’, via Greek and Aramaic from Hebrew pesach ‘Passover’). This was popular as a given name throughout Christian Europe in the Middle Ages, mainly in honor of the festival of Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection, but also in honor of a 9th-century pope and saint who bore the name.

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

Similar surnames: Pascal, Pascual, Paule, Pasqua, Pasqual, Pasquali, Pascale

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Where is the Pasquale family from?

You can see how Pasquale families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pasquale family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pasquale families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 10 Pasquale families living in New York. This was about 40% of all the recorded Pasquale's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Pasquale families in 1880.
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What did your Pasquale ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pasquale. 27% of Pasquale men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Pasquale women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pasquale were Labor and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 13,000 immigration records available for the last name Pasquale. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Pasquale. For the veterans among your Pasquale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pasquale lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Pasquale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pasquale in 1943 was 43, and 79 in 2004.

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