Pezza Family History

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Pezza Name Meaning

Italian: from pezzo, either in the sense ‘plot of land’, and hence a nickname for someone who owned a piece of land, or in the sense ‘coin’, ‘money’ (and hence possibly a metonymic occupational name for a moneyer or a nickname for a rich (or poor) man), as in various southern dialects.

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


Similar surnames: Pezzi, Penna, Razza, Perla, Panza, Mazza, Penza, Frezza, Pera, Puzzo

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Pezza Family Origin

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Pezza Family Occupations

What did your Pezza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Truck Driver and Twister were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pezza. 28% of Pezza men worked as a Truck Driver and 25% of Pezza women worked as a Twister. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pezza were Machinist and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Truck Driver
    28%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Machinist
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Twister
    25%
  • Winder
    25%
  • Wrapper
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%

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

Pezza Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pezza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pezza census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 480 immigration records available for the last name Pezza. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 214 military records available for the last name Pezza. For the veterans among your Pezza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pezza Life Expectancy

What is the average Pezza lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Pezza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Pezza in 1955 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

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