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Pello Name Meaning

Catalan (Pelló): probably a nickname from pelló ‘nutshell’, the shuck or shell of certain nuts, especially chestnuts.

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


Similar surnames: Pelle, Pelly, Bello, Pella, Pellot, Palla, Pell, Mallo, Pellow, Mello

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Where is the Pello family from?

You can see how Pello families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pello family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Pello families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 8 Pello families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 18% of all the recorded Pello's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Pello families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pello surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pello ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pello. 63% of Pello men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Pello women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pello were Labor and Housewife.

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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
    63%
  • Longshoreman
    13%
  • Manager
    13%
  • Labor
    13%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    60%
  • Housewife
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pello. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pello 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 389 immigration records available for the last name Pello. 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 331 military records available for the last name Pello. For the veterans among your Pello ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pello lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Pello life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Pello in 1963 was 70, and 71 in 2004.

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