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Pechin Family History

Pechin Name Meaning

French (Péchin): from a diminutive of Petit.

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


Similar surnames: Pessin, Pichon, Persin, Machin, Perin, Pepin, Petrin, Perrin, Rochin

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Where is the Pechin family from?

You can see how Pechin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pechin family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Pechin families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 5 Pechin families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 83% of all the recorded Pechin's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Pechin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pechin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pechin ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pechin. 25% of Pechin men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    25%
  • Common Laborer
    13%
  • Clerk
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pechin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pechin 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 459 immigration records available for the last name Pechin. 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 421 military records available for the last name Pechin. For the veterans among your Pechin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pechin lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pechin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Pechin in 1962 was 67, and 66 in 2004.

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