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Picon Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of pic ‘pick’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used such implements. Spanish and Galician (Picón): possibly a nickname from picón ‘long in the tooth’ (of a horse), or a habitational name from any of the places in Galicia so named.

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


Similar surnames: Pico, Pichon, Picou, Picton, Picot, Pich, Pino, Pion, Pinn, Pin

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Where is the Picon family from?

You can see how Picon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Picon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Picon families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 86 Picon families living in Louisiana. This was about 91% of all the recorded Picon's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Picon families in 1880.
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What did your Picon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Picon. 34% of Picon men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Picon women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Picon were Fisherman and Bookkeeper.

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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
    34%
  • Manager
    10%
  • Proprietor
    10%
  • Fisherman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Housework
    16%
  • Costurera
    11%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Picon. 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 398 military records available for the last name Picon. For the veterans among your Picon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Picon lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Picon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Picon in 1941 was 26, and 62 in 2004.

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