Pinto Name Meaning

Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): nickname from pinto ‘colorful’, ‘painted’. Spanish: habitational name from Pinto in Madrid. Catalan (Pintó): Catalan variant of Pintor ‘painter’. Portuguese: from a nickname from pinto ‘chick’. This name is also common in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists. Italian: from pinto ‘mottled’, ‘dotted’ (Late Latin pinctus, for classical Latin pictus ‘painted’), hence a nickname for a person with a blotchy or pock-marked complexion or pepper-and-salt hair, or in some parts of the south at least from the same word in the sense ‘lively or restless person’.

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


Similar surnames: Pinta, Pintor, Pino, Canto, Ponto, Pont, Vento, Pinho, Penso, Sisto

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Pinto Family Origin

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Pinto Family Occupations

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  • Drum Major

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

In 1881, the most common Pinto occupation in Canada was Drum Major. 50% of Pinto's were Drum Majors. Drum Major and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pinto.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Pinto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pinto in 1943 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pinto

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