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Pescatore Name Meaning

Italian (southern): occupational name for a fisherman from an agent derivative of pesce ‘fish’.

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


Similar surnames: Serratore, Tessitore, Pesce, Pastore, Paratore, Pistone, Pusateri

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Where is the Pescatore family from?

You can see how Pescatore families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pescatore family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Pescatore families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 13 Pescatore families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 34% of all the recorded Pescatore's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Pescatore families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pescatore surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pescatore ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pescatore. 28% of Pescatore men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Pescatore women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pescatore were New Worker and Packer. .

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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
    28%
  • Painter
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • New Worker
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    18%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Tailor
    12%
  • Packer
    12%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pescatore. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pescatore 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 638 immigration records available for the last name Pescatore. 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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Draft Cards

There are 685 military records available for the last name Pescatore. For the veterans among your Pescatore ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pescatore lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Pescatore life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pescatore in 1963 was 71, and 76 in 2004.

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