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Piedmont Surname Meaning

Americanized form of Italian Piedimonte or Piemonte the former being a habitational name from any of numerous places so called.

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


Similar surnames: Piemonte, Pierpont, Lemont, Weedon, Chaumont, Pont, Pierson, Pinedo

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Where is the Piedmont family from?

You can see how Piedmont families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Piedmont family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Piedmont families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 3 Piedmont families living in Maryland. This was about 75% of all the recorded Piedmont's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Piedmont families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Piedmont surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Piedmont ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Piedmont. 27% of Piedmont men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Piedmont women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Piedmont were Proprietor and Housewife. .

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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
    27%
  • Salesman
    24%
  • Collector
    12%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Machine Operator
    25%
  • Beauty Operator
    25%
  • Operator
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
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Census Records

There are 698 census records available for the last name Piedmont. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piedmont 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 89 immigration records available for the last name Piedmont. 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 854 military records available for the last name Piedmont. For the veterans among your Piedmont ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Piedmont lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Piedmont life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Piedmont in 1964 was 60, and 81 in 2004.

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