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Pisani Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Pisano .

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


Similar surnames: Pisoni, Pisano, Siani, Ciani, Viani, Sani, Pagani, Pasini, Vicari

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Where is the Pisani family from?

You can see how Pisani families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pisani family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pisani families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 18 Pisani families living in Louisiana. This was about 53% of all the recorded Pisani's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Pisani families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pisani surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pisani ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pisani. 15% of Pisani men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Pisani women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pisani were Truck Driver and Machine Operator. .

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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
    15%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • New Worker
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    15%
  • Housewife
    14%
  • Operator
    12%
  • Machine Operator
    9%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Pisani. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pisani 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Pisani. 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 Pisani. For the veterans among your Pisani ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pisani lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Pisani life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pisani in 1944 was 29, and 81 in 2004.

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