Pilot Family History

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Pilot Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Pilot, a Middle English pet form of the Old English personal name Pila.

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

Similar surnames: Picot, Pille, Philpot, Pill, Pelot, Polt, Milota, Wilmot, Milos

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Pilot Family Origin

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Pilot Family Occupations

What did your Pilot ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pilot. The most common Pilot occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Pilot's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pilot family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Pilot Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Pilot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pilot 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pilot. 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 16,000 military records available for the last name Pilot. For the veterans among your Pilot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pilot Life Expectancy

What is the average Pilot lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pilot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Pilot in 1955 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pilot 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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