Pilgram Family History

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Pilgram Name Meaning

English and German: variant spelling of Pilgrim.

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

Similar surnames: Pilgrim, Pegram, Pigman, Inghram, Millam, Ingrum, Milam, Gillham

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Pilgram Family Origin

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Pilgram Family Occupations

What did your Pilgram ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pilgram family was Dairyman. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pilgram. The most common Pilgram occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Pilgram's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Dairyman


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pilgram ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pilgram Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pilgram. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pilgram 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 369 immigration records available for the last name Pilgram. 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 763 military records available for the last name Pilgram. For the veterans among your Pilgram ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pilgram Life Expectancy

What is the average Pilgram lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Pilgram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Pilgram in 1944 was 41, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pilgram

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pilgram 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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