Pica Family History

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Pica Name Meaning

Italian: nickname for a gossipy or garrulous person, from the central-southern Italian word pica ‘magpie’. Compare Picazo. Catalan: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Pica. Catalan: from either pica ‘pointed object’ (weapon, etc.) or a derivative of picar ‘to prick’.

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


Similar surnames: Pico, Pich, Pia, Pina, Para, Vida, Picha, Pera, Pisa, Pine

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Pica Family Origin

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Pica Family Occupations

What did your Pica ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pica. 22% of Pica men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Pica women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pica were Truck Driver and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Tailor
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%
  • Truck Driver
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    6%
  • Examiner
    4%
  • Finisher
    4%
  • New Worker
    4%

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

Pica Historical Records

What Pica family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pica. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pica 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 Pica. 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 954 military records available for the last name Pica. For the veterans among your Pica ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pica Life Expectancy

What is the average Pica lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Pica life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Pica in 1956 was 54, and 71 in 2004.

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