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Pisapia Name Meaning

Italian: unexplained; possibly from a compound nickname in which pisa corresponds with pesa ‘weighing’, from pesare ‘to weigh’.

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

Similar surnames: Pipia, Pizana, Pappa, Papa, Pisano, Palaia, Papin, Sapio, Pisa, Raspa

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Where is the Pisapia family from?

You can see how Pisapia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pisapia family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1901 and 1920. The most Pisapia families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Pisapia families living in New York. This was about 43% of all the recorded Pisapia's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Pisapia families in 1920.
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What did your Pisapia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Chauffeur and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pisapia. 25% of Pisapia men worked as a Chauffeur and 30% of Pisapia women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pisapia were Laborer and Attendant.

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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

  • Chauffeur
  • Barber
  • Butcher
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Operator
  • Packer
  • Attendant
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Census Records

There are 625 census records available for the last name Pisapia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pisapia 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 357 immigration records available for the last name Pisapia. 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 159 military records available for the last name Pisapia. For the veterans among your Pisapia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pisapia lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Pisapia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Pisapia in 1959 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

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