Pitcairn Family History

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Pitcairn Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the place so called in Fife, of Pictish-Gaelic origin.

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


Similar surnames: Cain, Pitchford, Caire, Putman, Picon, Picard, Train, Picerno

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Pitcairn Family Origin

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Pitcairn Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Carter

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Accountants

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Carter and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pitcairn. A less common occupation for the Pitcairn family was Accountants. The most common Pitcairn occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Pitcairn's were Farmers.

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Pitcairn Historical Records

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Pitcairn Life Expectancy

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