Pentecost Family History

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Pentecost Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone who was born at Whitsuntide or had some particular connection with that time of year, such as owing a feudal obligation then. The name is from Middle English, Old French pentecost, from Greek pentekoste (hemera) ‘fiftieth (day)’, i.e. the fiftieth day after Easter.

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


Similar surnames: Endicott, Penton, Genest, Prevost, Venters, Westcott, Pelech

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Pentecost Family Origin

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Pentecost Family Occupations

What did your Pentecost ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pentecost occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Pentecost's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pentecost. A less common occupation for the Pentecost family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

Pentecost Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pentecost Life Expectancy

What is the average Pentecost lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Pentecost life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Pentecost in 1948 was 33, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pentecost

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pentecost 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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