Pilato Family History

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Pilato Name Meaning

from the Roman family name, Latin Pilatus. Pontius Pilatus was 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. perhaps also an altered form of Pelato, a nickname for a bald person, from pelato, past participle of depilare ‘to remove hair’.

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

Similar surnames: Pilat, Pluto, Pinto, Picazo, Lato, Place, Piano, Piland, Plato

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Pilato Family Origin

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Pilato Family Occupations

What did your Pilato ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pilato. 14% of Pilato men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Pilato women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pilato were Salesman and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Boat Puller
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Operator
  • Machine Operator
  • Waitress

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

Pilato Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pilato. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pilato 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 Pilato. 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 525 military records available for the last name Pilato. For the veterans among your Pilato ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pilato Life Expectancy

What is the average Pilato lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Pilato life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pilato in 1963 was 74, and 82 in 2004.

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