Pantaleo Family History

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Pantaleo Name Meaning

Italian: from a personal name, Greek Pantaleon, from pas ‘all’ (genitive pantos) + leon ‘lion’. In the altered form Panteleemon (from pas ‘all’ (genitive pantos) + eleemon ‘merciful’), it was the name borne by a saint said to have been martyred under Diocletian Nicomedia. He is the patron of physicians, having apparently been one himself. He was honored in the Eastern Church as early as the 5th century, but his cult did not reach the Western Church until the 11th century, when he was adopted as the patron saint of Venice. In the 14th century the Italian name Pantaleone came to be used for a character in the Harlequinade, a foolish old Venetian, and in some later cases the surname may have arisen as a nickname for someone who played the part of this character. It was from his prototypical costume that the term pantaloon came to be used to denote a type of loose-fitting breeches, whence the modern English word pants.

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

Similar surnames: Tantalo, Pantaleon, Pantages, Papaleo, Parmalee, Panter, Rantanen

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Pantaleo Family Origin

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Pantaleo Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pantaleo. 9% of Pantaleo men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Pantaleo women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pantaleo were Barber and Cooks Helper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Seamstress
  • Bookkeeper
  • Cooks Helper

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

Pantaleo Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 709 military records available for the last name Pantaleo. For the veterans among your Pantaleo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pantaleo Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Pantaleo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pantaleo in 1949 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

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