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Pirro Family History

Pirro Name Meaning

from a variant of the personal name Pietro, an Italian equivalent of Peter. from the personal name Pirro, Greek Pyrrhos, from pyrrhos ‘red’. This was the name of a king of Epirus in classical times.

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


Similar surnames: Perro, Pero, Pierro, Petro, Pardo, Mirto, Perron, Parro, Pieri, Perno

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Where is the Pirro family from?

You can see how Pirro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pirro family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Pirro families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 12 Pirro families living in New York. This was about 71% of all the recorded Pirro's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Pirro families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pirro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pirro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pirro. 45% of Pirro men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Pirro women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pirro were Salesman and Seamstress.

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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
    45%
  • Barber
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    28%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Seamstress
    14%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pirro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pirro 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 Pirro. 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 628 military records available for the last name Pirro. For the veterans among your Pirro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pirro lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Pirro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Pirro in 1956 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

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