Pion Family History

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Pion Name Meaning

French: nickname for someone who traveled on foot, from an Old French variant of peon ‘pedestrian’.

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

Similar surnames: Pin, Mion, Pilon, Sion, Lion, Picon, Wion, Pont, Pio, Gion

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Pion Family Origin

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Pion Family Occupations

What did your Pion ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pion occupation in the USA was Works In Cotton Mill. 19% of Pion's were Works In Cotton Mills. Works In Cotton Mill, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pion. A less common occupation for the Pion family was At Home.

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  • Works In Cotton Mill

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home


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

Pion Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Pion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pion 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 924 immigration records available for the last name Pion. 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 28,000 military records available for the last name Pion. For the veterans among your Pion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pion Life Expectancy

What is the average Pion lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Pion in 1955 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pion

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pion 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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