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Peixoto Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: from peixoto, a diminutive of peixe ‘fish’ (Latin piscis); a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman or fish seller, or perhaps a nickname for someone thought to resemble a fish in some way.

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


Similar surnames: Priolo, Pilato, Poirot, Pinto, Geist, Picot, Pecore, Pezzuto, Peduto

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Peixoto Family Origin

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Peixoto Family Occupations

What did your Peixoto ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Peixoto occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Peixoto's were Farmers. Farmer and Sadler were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Peixoto.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Sadler

    50%

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Peixoto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Peixoto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peixoto 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Peixoto. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Peixoto. For the veterans among your Peixoto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peixoto Life Expectancy

What is the average Peixoto lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2004, in the United States, Peixoto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Peixoto in 1966 was 75, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peixoto

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peixoto 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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