Pierpont Family History

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Pierpont Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places, for example in Aisne and Calvados, so called from Old French pierre ‘stone’ + pont ‘bridge’.

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


Similar surnames: Piedmont, Clermont, Perron, Pierron, Person, Pieratt, Pierpoint

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Pierpont Family Origin

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Pierpont Family Occupations

What did your Pierpont ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Pierpont occupation in the UK was Bricklayers Labour. 20% of Pierpont's were Bricklayers Labours. A less common occupation for the Pierpont family was Painter. Bricklayers Labour, Labourer and Licenced Victular were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pierpont.

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  • Bricklayers Labour

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Licenced Victular

    20%
  • Painter

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pierpont ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pierpont Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pierpont. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pierpont census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Pierpont

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pierpont. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pierpont. For the veterans among your Pierpont ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pierpont Life Expectancy

What is the average Pierpont lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Pierpont life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pierpont in 1960 was 74, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pierpont

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pierpont 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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