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Pikus Name Meaning

probably a reduced form of the Lithuanian family name Pikunas or Pikutis. perhaps from a family name of Germanic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Titus, Minkus, Mikos, Rimkus, Mickus, Prus, Pike, Pines, Pique, Paus

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Where is the Pikus family from?

You can see how Pikus families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pikus family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Pikus families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Pikus families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Pikus's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Pikus families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pikus surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pikus ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pikus. 27% of Pikus 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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Labor
    16%
  • Brickmaker
    16%
  • Presser
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    100%
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Census Records

There are 832 census records available for the last name Pikus. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pikus 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 780 immigration records available for the last name Pikus. 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 260 military records available for the last name Pikus. For the veterans among your Pikus ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pikus lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pikus life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pikus in 1955 was 52, and 63 in 2004.

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