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Pilgram Name Meaning

English and German: variant of Pilgrim .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


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

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Where is the Pilgram family from?

You can see how Pilgram families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pilgram family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pilgram families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Pilgram families living in Alabama. This was about 33% of all the recorded Pilgram's in USA. Alabama and 1 other state had the highest population of Pilgram families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pilgram surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pilgram ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pilgram. 39% of Pilgram men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Pilgram women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pilgram were Salesman and Housework. .

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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
    39%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Maid
    17%
  • Weaver
    13%
  • Housework
    13%
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Census Records

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 Lists

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 Cards

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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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.

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