Pimenta Family History

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Pimenta Name Meaning

Portuguese: nickname from pimenta ‘red pepper’ (Late Latin pigmenta, from classical Latin pigmentum ‘paint’, ‘pigment’), originally perhaps a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or sold peppers.

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

Similar surnames: Pimental, Pimienta, Armenta, Penna, Pinta, Pimentel, Menta, Pienta

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Pimenta Family Origin

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Pimenta Family Occupations

What did your Pimenta ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Factory Waker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pimenta. 15% of Pimenta men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Pimenta women worked as a Factory Waker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pimenta were Exporter and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Ad Man
  • Butter Salesman
  • Exporter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Factory Waker
  • Finnisher
  • Housewife
  • Packer

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

Pimenta Historical Records

What Pimenta family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 363 census records available for the last name Pimenta. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pimenta 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 668 immigration records available for the last name Pimenta. 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 46 military records available for the last name Pimenta. For the veterans among your Pimenta ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pimenta Life Expectancy

What is the average Pimenta lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Pimenta life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Pimenta in 1964 was 76, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pimenta

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pimenta 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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