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Pistone Name Meaning

Italian: from a derivative of Pisto (see Pistilli) or from Sicilian pistuni ‘pestle’, probably linked with the notion of pounding or crushing, and hence perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a spicer, grocer, or apothecary.

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


Similar surnames: Piccone, Bastone, Poston, Stone, Pipitone, Pantone, Vittone, Pastore

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Where is the Pistone family from?

You can see how Pistone families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pistone family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Pistone families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 14 Pistone families living in New York. This was about 23% of all the recorded Pistone's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Pistone families in 1920.
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What did your Pistone ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pistone. 25% of Pistone men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Pistone women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pistone were Clerk and 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
    25%
  • Barber
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    10%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    50%
  • Operator
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pistone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pistone 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pistone. 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 433 military records available for the last name Pistone. For the veterans among your Pistone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pistone lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Pistone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Pistone in 1961 was 69, and 82 in 2004.

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