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Pezzi Name Meaning

Italian: variant (plural) of Pezza, a habitational name from any of numerous places named with medieval Latin pecia, petia ‘piece’, ‘fragment’, or possibly from the same word as the name of an old silver coin.

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


Similar surnames: Pozzi, Pezza, Pizzo, Pecci, Pozza, Peri, Puzzo, Muzzi, Petri, Ghezzi

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Where is the Pezzi family from?

You can see how Pezzi families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pezzi family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Pezzi families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 11 Pezzi families living in California. This was about 31% of all the recorded Pezzi's in the USA. California had the highest population of Pezzi families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pezzi surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pezzi ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pezzi. 33% of Pezzi men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Pezzi women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pezzi were Miner and Housekeeper.

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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
    33%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Labor
    11%
  • Miner
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Seamstress
    25%
  • Sewing Machine Operator
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pezzi. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pezzi 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 875 immigration records available for the last name Pezzi. 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 254 military records available for the last name Pezzi. For the veterans among your Pezzi ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pezzi lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Pezzi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pezzi in 1961 was 57, and 86 in 2004.

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