History of your Surname
Get access to Pacyna family records.Start a 14-Day Free Trial

Pacyna Family History

Pacyna Surname Meaning

Polish: variant of Paczyna unflattering nickname from paczyna ‘clod brickbat’ or possibly a metonymic occupational name for a boatman from the same word in the sense ‘oar rudder’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pacana, Pakula, Farina, Macina, Pecina, Pane, Bacca, Bacon, Para

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Pacyna family from?

You can see how Pacyna families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pacyna family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Pacyna families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 6 Pacyna families living in Illinois. This was about 25% of all the recorded Pacyna's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Pacyna families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pacyna surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pacyna ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Mothers Help was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Pacyna. 100% of Pacyna women worked as a Mothers Help. .

View Census Data for Pacyna | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Mothers Help
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Pacyna family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 691 census records available for the last name Pacyna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pacyna census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search Australian census records for Pacyna

Passenger Lists

There are 311 immigration records available for the last name Pacyna. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

View all Pacyna immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 456 military records available for the last name Pacyna. For the veterans among your Pacyna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Pacyna military records

You've only scratched the surface of Pacyna family history

Discover More

What is the average Pacyna lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Pacyna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pacyna in 1945 was 32, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pacyna

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Pacyna family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Pacyna last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial