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Pion Name Meaning

French: nickname for someone who traveled on foot, from an Old French variant of peon ‘pedestrian’.

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


Similar surnames: Pin, Mion, Pilon, Sion, Lion, Picon, Wion, Pont, Pio, Gion

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Where is the Pion family from?

You can see how Pion families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pion family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pion families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 233 Pion families living in Quebec. This was about 81% of all the recorded Pion's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Pion families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pion surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pion ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Pion. 37% of Pion men worked as a Cultivateur.

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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

  • Cultivateur
    37%
  • Journalier
    13%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Fils Cultivateur
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servant
    100%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Pion. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pion 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 924 immigration records available for the last name Pion. 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 28,000 military records available for the last name Pion. For the veterans among your Pion ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pion lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pion life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Pion in 1955 was 63, and 76 in 2004.

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