Pistole Family History

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Pistole Name Meaning

German: late formation from Pistole ‘pistol’, probably a nickname for a sharp and aggressive person. The vocabulary word is derived from Czech píšt’ala ‘whistle’; early pistols, invented in Bohemia in the 16th century, were thought to resemble whistles.

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


Similar surnames: Mistler, Distel, Pistone, Postle, Fistler, Pipitone, Piscopo, Sole

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Pistole Family Origin

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Pistole Family Occupations

What did your Pistole ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and None were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pistole. 12% of Pistole men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Pistole women worked as a None. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pistole were Operator and Chief Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    12%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Farming
    7%
  • Operator
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • None
    8%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Assistant
    4%
  • Chief Operator
    4%

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

Pistole Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pistole. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pistole 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 153 immigration records available for the last name Pistole. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pistole. For the veterans among your Pistole ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pistole Life Expectancy

What is the average Pistole lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Pistole life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Pistole in 1952 was 49, and 72 in 2004.

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