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Pichon Name Meaning

French: southern variant of Pigeon. French: metonymic occupational name from a diminutive of Old French pic ‘pick’. Compare Pike 3. French: metonymic occupational name for a potter, from pichon ‘jug’, ‘pitcher’. French: nickname from pichon ‘little’. Spanish (Pichón): from a term of endearment, pichón ‘little dove’.

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

Similar surnames: Picon, Pigeon, Pinson, Picot, Picken, Picou, Picton, Pico, Pich

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Where is the Pichon family from?

You can see how Pichon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pichon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pichon families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 6 Pichon families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Pichon's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Pichon families in 1840.
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What did your Pichon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pichon. 42% of Pichon men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Pichon women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pichon were Miner and Nurse.

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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
  • Carpenter
  • Ship Carpenter
  • Miner

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • New Worker
  • Manager
  • Nurse
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pichon. 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 734 military records available for the last name Pichon. For the veterans among your Pichon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pichon lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pichon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pichon in 1957 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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