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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

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Pigeon Family Origin

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Pigeon Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Pigeon | Data not to scale

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Pigeon Life Expectancy

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