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Piacente Family History

Piacente Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Piacente (from piacente ‘pleasing’, ‘comely’), or a nickname for a physically attractive from the same word.

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


Similar surnames: Parente, Valente, Prudente, Vicente, Biamonte, Giacone, Piacentini

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Where is the Piacente family from?

You can see how Piacente families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Piacente family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Piacente families living in New York. This was about 70% of all the recorded Piacente's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Piacente families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Piacente surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Piacente ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Piacente. 39% of Piacente men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Piacente women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Piacente were Truck Driver and 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
    39%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Bricklayer
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    43%
  • Saleslady
    29%
  • Laborer
    29%
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What Piacente family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 699 census records available for the last name Piacente. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piacente 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 517 immigration records available for the last name Piacente. 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 301 military records available for the last name Piacente. For the veterans among your Piacente ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Piacente lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Piacente life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Piacente in 1945 was 57, and 69 in 2004.

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