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Pinto Name Meaning

Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): nickname from pinto ‘colorful’, ‘painted’. Spanish: habitational name from Pinto in Madrid. Catalan (Pintó): Catalan variant of Pintor ‘painter’. Portuguese: from a nickname from pinto ‘chick’. This name is also common in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists. Italian: from pinto ‘mottled’, ‘dotted’ (Late Latin pinctus, for classical Latin pictus ‘painted’), hence a nickname for a person with a blotchy or pock-marked complexion or pepper-and-salt hair, or in some parts of the south at least from the same word in the sense ‘lively or restless person’.

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


Similar surnames: Pinta, Pintor, Pino, Canto, Ponto, Pont, Vento, Pinho, Penso, Sisto

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Pinto Family Origin

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Pinto Family Occupations

What did your Pinto ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pinto. A less common occupation for the Pinto family was At Home. The most common Pinto occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 18% of Pinto's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • At Home

    6%

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Pinto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pinto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pinto 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pinto. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pinto. For the veterans among your Pinto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pinto Life Expectancy

What is the average Pinto lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Pinto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pinto in 1943 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pinto 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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