Picou Family History

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Picou Name Meaning

French: from Old French picou ‘small cramp’, ‘clamp’, hence probably a metonymic occupational name for someone made or used such items.

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

Similar surnames: Picon, Picot, Pick, Pichon, Pico, Bick, Pion, Fico, Pilon, Pich

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Picou Family Origin

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Picou Family Occupations

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In 1940, Fisherman and Graduate Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Picou. 11% of Picou men worked as a Fisherman and 19% of Picou women worked as a Graduate Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Picou were Mechanic and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Fisherman
  • Laborer
  • Butcher
  • Mechanic

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Graduate Nurse
  • Bander
  • Farmer
  • Housekeeper

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

Picou Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Picou. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Picou 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 425 immigration records available for the last name Picou. 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 978 military records available for the last name Picou. For the veterans among your Picou ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Picou Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Picou life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Picou in 1956 was 58, and 65 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Picou 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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