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

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Pentecost Family Origin

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Pentecost Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    2%

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

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Pentecost Historical Records

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Pentecost Life Expectancy

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