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Pioli Name Meaning

Italian: most probably from a pet form of the personal name Pio ‘Pius’, or a pet form of Olimpio. Alternatively, it could be a metonymic occupational name for a peg or stake maker, from piolo ‘peg’, ‘stake’, or from a dialect word for celery, from erba apiola ‘horehound’, a medicinal herb, or from melo apiolo meaning ‘apple’. Otherwise, it could be a Tuscanized form of Calabrian piulu ‘screech owl’, or from Piedmontese piola ‘ax’, ‘hatchet’.

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


Similar surnames: Polin, Zeoli, Pio, Poli, Soli, Polk, Pille, Polt, Rigoli, Priolo

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Where is the Pioli family from?

You can see how Pioli families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pioli family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1891 and 1920. The most Pioli families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 5 Pioli families living in New York. This was about 31% of all the recorded Pioli's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Pioli families in 1920.
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What did your Pioli ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Helper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pioli. 34% of Pioli men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    34%
  • Cook
    19%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Helper
    100%
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Census Records

There are 909 census records available for the last name Pioli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pioli 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 738 immigration records available for the last name Pioli. 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 196 military records available for the last name Pioli. For the veterans among your Pioli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pioli lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pioli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pioli in 1962 was 73, and 93 in 2004.

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