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Pecchia Family History

Pecchia Name Meaning

Italian: nickname, probably for an industrious person, from pecchia ‘bee’.

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


Similar surnames: Recchia, Pecha, Meccia, Vecchio, Pecci, Recchio, Porchia, Peach

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Where is the Pecchia family from?

You can see how Pecchia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pecchia family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Pecchia families living in California. This was about 21% of all the recorded Pecchia's in the USA. California and 1 other state had the highest population of Pecchia families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pecchia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pecchia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pecchia. 78% of Pecchia men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Pecchia women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pecchia were Salesman and Maid.

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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
    78%
  • Salesman
    23%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    50%
  • Maid
    50%
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Census Records

There are 419 census records available for the last name Pecchia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pecchia 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 534 immigration records available for the last name Pecchia. 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 186 military records available for the last name Pecchia. For the veterans among your Pecchia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pecchia lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Pecchia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pecchia in 1949 was 56, and 75 in 2004.

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