Pico Family History
Pico Name Meaning
Spanish, Portuguese, Galician: from pico ‘beak’ or ‘(mountain) peak’; perhaps a nickname for someone who had a prominent pointed nose, a topographic name for someone who lived by a peak, or a habitational name from a place named with this word (Pico in Galicia, El Pico in Asturies). Catalan (Picó): probably a nickname from Catalan picó ‘having a thick upper lip’. Italian: from pico ‘woodpecker’ or southern dialect picu ‘(pick)axe’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press