Piana Family History

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Piana Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from piana ‘plain’, ‘level ground’, from Latin planus, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Piano, Penna, Vigna, Prada, Perna, Diana, Pina, Viana, Pin, Piazza

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Piana Family Origin

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Piana Family Occupations

What did your Piana ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Piana. 30% of Piana men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Piana women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Piana were Clerk and Salesgirl

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Mason
  • Truck Driver
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
  • Salesgirl

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

Piana Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Piana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piana census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Piana. 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 Card

There are 348 military records available for the last name Piana. For the veterans among your Piana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piana Life Expectancy

What is the average Piana lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Piana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Piana in 1956 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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