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Pigeon Name Meaning

French: from pigeon ‘pigeon’ (Old French pijon ‘young bird’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a hunter of wood pigeons, or a nickname for a foolish or gullible person, since the birds are easily taken. In some cases, an altered form of French PetitJean. English: variant spelling of Pidgeon.

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


Similar surnames: Pidgeon, Pinson, Pichon, Picon, Ligon, Gougeon, Simeon, Pion, Rigdon

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Pigeon Family Origin

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Pigeon Family Occupations

What did your Pigeon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pigeon family was Blacksmith. The most common Pigeon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Pigeon's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pigeon.

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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Pigeon Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Pigeon ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Pigeon Life Expectancy

What is the average Pigeon lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, Pigeon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Pigeon in 1958 was 73, and 74 in 2004.

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