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Pellicano Name Meaning

nickname from pelecano, pelicano ‘woodpecker’, from pelyx ‘axe’. The Greek word was also used as an occupational nickname denoting a carpenter or ‘axe wielder’, and the surname may derive from this sense. occupational name for a tanner, pelacani, also used in a figurative sense, as a nickname for a rough, rude, or coarse person. In some cases it may have been a euphemistic alteration of pellacane ‘rogue’, ‘pilferer’.

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


Similar surnames: Pellicane, Pelican, Pollino, Pelikan, Pelliccia, Pedicini, Pellicer

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Pellicano Family Occupations

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Pellicano Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Pellicano life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Pellicano in 1963 was 78, and 79 in 2004.

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