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Pardo Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: nickname for someone with tawny hair, from pardo ‘dusky’, ‘brown’, ‘dark gray’, (from Latin pardus ‘leopard’). Italian: from a personal name, a variant of the Lombardic personal name Bardo (see Bardo). Italian and Greek: from the Greek personal name Pardos ‘leopard’, ‘cheetah’.

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


Similar surnames: Cardo, Parco, Arno, Pardi, Nardo, Pirro, Porro, Marko, Bardo, Bardon

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Where is the Pardo family from?

You can see how Pardo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pardo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pardo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 42 Pardo families living in Ontario. This was about 89% of all the recorded Pardo's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Pardo families in 1911.
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What did your Pardo ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Student were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Pardo. 72% of Pardo men worked as a Farmer.

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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 1921

  • Farmer
    72%
  • Farmers Son
    20%
  • Labourer
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Student
    100%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Pardo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pardo 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 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Pardo. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Pardo. For the veterans among your Pardo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pardo lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Pardo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pardo in 1941 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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