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Pinto Name Meaning

Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): nickname from pinto ‘colorful’, ‘painted’. Spanish: habitational name from Pinto in Madrid. Catalan (Pintó): Catalan variant of Pintor ‘painter’. Portuguese: from a nickname from pinto ‘chick’. This name is also common in western India, where it was taken by Portuguese colonists. Italian: from pinto ‘mottled’, ‘dotted’ (Late Latin pinctus, for classical Latin pictus ‘painted’), hence a nickname for a person with a blotchy or pock-marked complexion or pepper-and-salt hair, or in some parts of the south at least from the same word in the sense ‘lively or restless person’.

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

Similar surnames: Pinta, Pintor, Pino, Canto, Ponto, Pont, Vento, Pinho, Penso, Sisto

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Pinto Family Origin

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Pinto Family Occupations

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In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pinto. 43% of Pinto men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Pinto women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pinto were French Polisher and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Lorry Driver
  • French Polisher

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Private Means
  • Domestic Servant

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

Pinto Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Pinto. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pinto 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 25,000 immigration records available for the last name Pinto. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Pinto. For the veterans among your Pinto ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pinto Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Pinto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pinto in 1943 was 41, and 75 in 2004.

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