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Pellecchia Name Meaning

Italian: from pellecchia ‘small skin or hide’, from Latin pellicula.

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

Similar surnames: Pelliccia, Pennacchio, Macchia, Li Vecchi, Palleschi, Pecchia

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Where is the Pellecchia family from?

You can see how Pellecchia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pellecchia family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Pellecchia families living in New Jersey. This was about 30% of all the recorded Pellecchia's in the USA. New Jersey and 1 other state had the highest population of Pellecchia families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pellecchia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pellecchia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pellecchia. 19% of Pellecchia men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Pellecchia women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pellecchia were Bookkeeper and Factory Wkr.

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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
  • Barber
  • Contractor
  • Bookkeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Typist
  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Factory Wkr
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Census Records

There are 576 census records available for the last name Pellecchia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pellecchia 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 581 immigration records available for the last name Pellecchia. 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 264 military records available for the last name Pellecchia. For the veterans among your Pellecchia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pellecchia lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Pellecchia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pellecchia in 1940 was 36, and 89 in 2004.

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