Pecina Family History

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Pecina Name Meaning

Spanish and Galician (Peciña): habitational name from any of the places called Peciña, in Logroño, Aragon, and Lugo, Galicia. Spanish: nickname from pecina ‘mud’, ‘slurry’, commonly used to refer to shoemakers, with reference to the dark layer of polish covering their hands and clothes.

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

Similar surnames: Pesina, Reina, Pina, Medina, Perna, Pena, Regina, Penna, Macina

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Pecina Family Origin

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Pecina Family Occupations

What did your Pecina ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pecina occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 25% of Pecina's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Pecina family was Works In Lumber Yard. Keeping House, Laborer and Shepard were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pecina.

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  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Shepard

  • Works In Lumber Yard


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

Pecina Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pecina. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pecina 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 527 immigration records available for the last name Pecina. 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 192 military records available for the last name Pecina. For the veterans among your Pecina ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pecina Life Expectancy

What is the average Pecina lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pecina life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Pecina in 1954 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pecina 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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