Pi Name Meaning

Catalan: topographic name from pi ‘pine tree’, or habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this word. Chinese : from a character in the personal name of Fan Zhongpi, son of Wen Wang, the virtuous duke whose magnanimous rule led to the establishment of the Zhou dynasty in 1122 bc. Generations later, a branch of his descendants adopted the second character of his given name, Pi, as their surname. Chinese: see Bi.

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


Similar surnames: Ji, Li, Qi, Pei, Ni, Lu, Pin, Pia, Po, Bai

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Pi Family Origin

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Pi Family Occupations

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In 1940, Caretaker and Hat Weaver were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pi. 25% of Pi men worked as a Caretaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Caretaker
    25%
  • Carpeintero
    25%
  • Machine Man
    25%
  • Stone Breaker
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Hat Weaver
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Pi Historical Records

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Census Record

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Draft Card

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Pi Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Pi life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pi in 1964 was 74, and 4 in 2004.

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