Pierre Family History

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Pierre Name Meaning

from the French personal name Pierre (see Peter). from Old French pierre ‘stone’, ‘rock’ (Latin petra), a topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of stony soil or by a large outcrop of rock, or a metonymic occupational name for a quarryman or stonemason.

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


Similar surnames: Lapierre, Petre, Pierro, Pere, Pitre, Perro, Pierron, Pierce, Herre

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Pierre Family Origin

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Pierre Family Occupations

What did your Pierre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pierre occupation in the USA was Laborer. 34% of Pierre's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pierre. A less common occupation for the Pierre family was Carpenter.

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  • Laborer

    34%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Pierre Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pierre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pierre census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pierre. 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 Card

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

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Pierre Life Expectancy

What is the average Pierre lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Pierre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Pierre in 1944 was 37, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pierre ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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