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Picon Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of pic ‘pick’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or used such implements. Spanish and Galician (Picón): possibly a nickname from picón ‘long in the tooth’ (of a horse), or a habitational name from any of the places in Galicia so named.

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


Similar surnames: Pico, Pichon, Picou, Picton, Picot, Pich, Pino, Pion, Pinn, Pin

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You can see how Picon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Picon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Picon families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Picon families living in Quebec. This was about 58% of all the recorded Picon's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Picon families in 1911.
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What did your Picon ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Colire was the top reported job for people in the CA named Picon. .

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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

  • Colire
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Picon. 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 398 military records available for the last name Picon. For the veterans among your Picon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Picon lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Picon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Picon in 1941 was 26, and 62 in 2004.

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