Piana Family History

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Piana Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from piana ‘plain’, ‘level ground’, from Latin planus, or a habitational name from any of the places named with this word.

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

Similar surnames: Piano, Penna, Vigna, Prada, Perna, Diana, Pina, Viana, Pin, Piazza

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Piana Family Origin

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Piana Family Occupations

What did your Piana ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Drapery Milk Pedlar and Probationer Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Piana. 34% of Piana men worked as a Drapery Milk Pedlar and 50% of Piana women worked as a Probationer Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Piana were Wire Butler and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Drapery Milk Pedlar
  • Wine Butler
  • Wire Butler

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Probationer Nurse
  • Hospital Stall Nurse
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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

Piana Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Piana. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Piana 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Piana. 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 348 military records available for the last name Piana. For the veterans among your Piana ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Piana Life Expectancy

What is the average Piana lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Piana life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Piana in 1956 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piana

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Piana ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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