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Piazza Family History

Piazza Name Meaning

topographic name from piazza ‘town square’. in Sicily, where a third of the Italian bearers of this surname live, a habitational name from Piazza Armerina in Enna province.

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


Similar surnames: Piana, Razza, Daza, Pizzo, Liuzza, Plaza, Pozza, Panza, Palla, Palma

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Where is the Piazza family from?

You can see how Piazza families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Piazza family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Piazza families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Piazza families living in Mississippi. This was about 46% of all the recorded Piazza's in USA. Mississippi and 1 other state had the highest population of Piazza families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Piazza surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Piazza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Piazza. 20% of Piazza men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Piazza women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Piazza were Proprietor and New Worker. .

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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
    20%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Barber
    6%
  • Proprietor
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    14%
  • Seamstress
    9%
  • Clerk
    6%
  • New Worker
    6%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Piazza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piazza 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Piazza. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Piazza. For the veterans among your Piazza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Piazza lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Piazza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Piazza in 1943 was 23, and 76 in 2004.

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