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Puzzo Name Meaning

Southern Italian and Sicilian: from puzzo ‘well’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a well or a habitational name from a place named with this word; compare Pozzi.

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


Similar surnames: Pizzo, Apuzzo, Pozzi, Putz, Pozo, Pozza, Pezzi, Nuzzo, Guzzo, Uzzo

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Where is the Puzzo family from?

You can see how Puzzo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Puzzo family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Puzzo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 15 Puzzo families living in New York. This was about 37% of all the recorded Puzzo's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Puzzo families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Puzzo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Puzzo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Puzzo. 35% of Puzzo men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Puzzo women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Puzzo were Salesman and Clerical.

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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
    35%
  • Barber
    12%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    25%
  • Operator
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Clerical
    25%
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What Puzzo family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 761 census records available for the last name Puzzo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Puzzo 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 656 immigration records available for the last name Puzzo. 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 314 military records available for the last name Puzzo. For the veterans among your Puzzo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Puzzo lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Puzzo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Puzzo in 1964 was 67, and 76 in 2004.

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