Pilat Name Meaning

Polish (Pilat), Czech and Slovak (Pilát), and French: from Latin Pilatus, name of the Roman governor of Judea who interrogated Christ, then ‘washed his hands’ of responsibility for his crucifixion. This was used as a nickname for someone who would take no responsibility, or perhaps for someone who had played the role of Pontius Pilate in a pageant or passion play. French: habitational name from Pilat in Gironde, Le Mont Pilat in Loire, or Pilate in Cher.

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


Similar surnames: Pilato, Pille, Pillar, Pile, Vilar, Pill, Plas, Pla, Polak, Platt

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Pilat Family Origin

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Pilat Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Florist

    25%
  • Meat Market

    25%

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In 1880, the most common Pilat occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Pilat's were Farmers. Farmer and Florist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pilat. A less common occupation for the Pilat family was Meat Market.

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Between 1962 and 2004, Pilat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pilat in 1962 was 75, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pilat

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