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Pineda Name Meaning

Spanish and Catalan: habitational name from any of the places in the provinces of Barcelona, Cuenca, and Burgos named Pineda, from Spanish and Catalan pineda ‘pine forest’. in some instances possibly Asturian-Leonese Piñeda, from a town called Piñeda in Asturies.

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

Similar surnames: Pinedo, Pina, Poveda, Pine, Piedra, Pereda, Linda, Piner, Pinta

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Where is the Pineda family from?

You can see how Pineda families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pineda family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Pineda families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 31 Pineda families living in New Mexico. This was about 79% of all the recorded Pineda's in the USA. New Mexico had the highest population of Pineda families in 1880.
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What did your Pineda ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pineda. 51% of Pineda men worked as a Laborer and 33% of Pineda women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pineda were Labor and Bookkeeper.

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • None
  • Bookkeeper
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Pineda. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pineda. For the veterans among your Pineda ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pineda lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Pineda life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Pineda in 1941 was 35, and 65 in 2004.

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