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Pia Family History

Pia Name Meaning

Italian (Piedmont): from the female personal name Pia. Catalan (Pià): habitational name from a place so called in the Rosselló area, eastern Pyrenees, named with the Latin personal name Appius + suffix -anum.

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


Similar surnames: Lia, Pi, Pina, Pla, Via, Pisa, Pio, Sia, Pica, Pin

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Where is the Pia family from?

You can see how Pia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pia family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pia families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Pia family living in Maine. This was 100% of all the recorded Pia's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Pia families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pia surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pia. 43% of Pia men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    43%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • New Worker
    7%
  • Manager
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pia 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pia. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Pia. For the veterans among your Pia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pia lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Pia in 1955 was 49, and 66 in 2004.

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