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Pigeon Name Meaning

French: from pigeon ‘pigeon’ (Old French pijon ‘young bird’), hence a metonymic occupational name for a hunter of wood pigeons, or a nickname for a foolish or gullible person, since the birds are easily taken. In some cases, an altered form of French PetitJean. English: variant spelling of Pidgeon.

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


Similar surnames: Pidgeon, Pinson, Pichon, Picon, Ligon, Gougeon, Simeon, Pion, Rigdon

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Pigeon Family Origin

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Pigeon Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    6%
  • Agricl Labr

    3%
  • Agricultural Laborer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%

In 1881, Labourer, Agricl Labr and Agricultural Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pigeon. The most common Pigeon occupation in the UK was Labourer. 6% of Pigeon's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Pigeon family was Agricultural Labourer.

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Pigeon Historical Records

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Pigeon Life Expectancy

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