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Pestana Name Meaning

Portuguese and Spanish (Pestaña): from Portuguese pestana, Spanish pestaña ‘eyelash’, also in the Middle Ages ‘eyebrow’, hence a nickname for someone who had long eyelashes or bushy eyebrows.

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


Similar surnames: Perna, Castano, Espana, Fontana, Castagna, Espada, Pastrana, Retana

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Pestana Family Origin

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Pestana Family Occupations

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  • Lawyer

    100%

In 1880, the most common Pestana occupation in the USA was Lawyer. 100% of Pestana's were Lawyers.

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Pestana Historical Records

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