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Picot Name Meaning

French and English: from an Old French personal name Picot, Pigot, a diminutive of Pic (see Pike 6). Catalan: nickname from Valencian dialect picot ‘(sheep or goat) bell’.

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

Similar surnames: Pico, Picon, Picou, Pilot, Pichon, Pich, Pilat, Piet, Pion, Pick

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Where is the Picot family from?

You can see how Picot families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Picot family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Picot families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Picot families living in Louisiana. This was about 25% of all the recorded Picot's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Picot families in 1840.
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What did your Picot ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Picot. 32% of Picot men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Picot women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Picot were Electrician and Maid. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Electrician

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Teacher
  • New Worker
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Picot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Picot 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Picot. 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 803 military records available for the last name Picot. For the veterans among your Picot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Picot lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Picot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Picot in 1959 was 44, and 89 in 2004.

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