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Pardo Surname Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: nickname for someone with tawny hair from pardo ‘dusky brown dark gray’ (from Latin pardus ‘leopard’). Italian: from the personal name Pardo which can be of Greek origin (see 3 below) or a Lombardic variant of Bardo . American shortened form of Greek Pardos: from the personal name Pardos from pardos ‘leopard cheetah’. English: variant of Perdue .

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

Similar surnames: Cardo, Parco, Arno, Pardi, Nardo, Pirro, Porro, Marko, Bardo, Bardon

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Where is the Pardo family from?

You can see how Pardo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pardo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pardo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 15 Pardo families living in Hampshire. This was about 23% of all the recorded Pardo's in United Kingdom. Hampshire had the highest population of Pardo families in 1891.
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What did your Pardo ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Pardo. 80% of Pardo women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
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Passenger Lists

There are 17,000 immigration records available for the last name Pardo. 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.

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There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Pardo. For the veterans among your Pardo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pardo lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Pardo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pardo in 1941 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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