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Picot Family History

Picot Name Meaning

French and English: from an Old French personal name Picot, Pigot, a diminutive of Pic (see Pike 6). Catalan: nickname from Valencian dialect picot ‘(sheep or goat) bell’.

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


Similar surnames: Pico, Picon, Picou, Pilot, Pichon, Pich, Pilat, Piet, Pion, Pick

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Where is the Picot family from?

You can see how Picot families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Picot family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Picot families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 20 Picot families living in New Brunswick. This was about 63% of all the recorded Picot's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Picot families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Picot surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Picot ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Picot. 50% of Picot men worked as a Laborer.

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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

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Labourer
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Operator
    100%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Picot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Picot 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Picot. 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 803 military records available for the last name Picot. For the veterans among your Picot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Picot lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Picot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Picot in 1959 was 44, and 89 in 2004.

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