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Pinheiro Family History

Pinheiro Name Meaning

Portuguese and Jewish (Sephardic): topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous pine tree or by a pine forest, from pinheiro ‘pine’, or habitational name for any of the numerous places named Pinheiro.

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


Similar surnames: Pineiro, Pinho, Pinedo, Loureiro, Pinsker, Ribeiro, Pinner, Binger

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Where is the Pinheiro family from?

You can see how Pinheiro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pinheiro family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pinheiro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Pinheiro families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Pinheiro's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Pinheiro families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pinheiro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pinheiro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pinheiro. 27% of Pinheiro men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Pinheiro women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pinheiro were Salesman and Stitcher.

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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
    27%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Rancher
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    60%
  • Stitcher
    40%
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What Pinheiro family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pinheiro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pinheiro 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Pinheiro. 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 386 military records available for the last name Pinheiro. For the veterans among your Pinheiro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pinheiro lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Pinheiro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Pinheiro in 1946 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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