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Pastene Family History

Pastene Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Kasten, Hasten, Paster, Parten, Pistone, Masten, Bastone, Patten

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Where is the Pastene family from?

You can see how Pastene families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pastene family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Pastene families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 8 Pastene families living in California. This was about 40% of all the recorded Pastene's in the USA. California had the highest population of Pastene families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pastene surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pastene ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Pastene. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 187 census records available for the last name Pastene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pastene census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 192 immigration records available for the last name Pastene. 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 34 military records available for the last name Pastene. For the veterans among your Pastene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pastene lifespan?

Between 1966 and 1992, in the United States, Pastene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pastene in 1966 was 79, and 76 in 1992.

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