Pizarro Family History

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Pizarro Name Meaning

Spanish: from pizarra ‘slate’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near a slate quarry or occupational name for someone who worked in one.

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

Similar surnames: Carro, Parr, Farro, Lizardi, Piano, Picard, Pirro, Lizardo, Pinard

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Pizarro Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Pizarro name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Pizarro. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Portugal


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Pizarro Family Origin

Where is the Pizarro family from?

Pizarro Family Occupations

What did your Pizarro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pizarro occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Pizarro's were Laborers. Laborer and Stevedore were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pizarro.

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  • Laborer

  • Stevedore


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pizarro ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pizarro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Pizarro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pizarro 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Pizarro. 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 Pizarro. For the veterans among your Pizarro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pizarro Life Expectancy

What is the average Pizarro lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Pizarro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Pizarro in 1946 was 47, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pizarro 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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