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Peacock Family History

Peacock Name Meaning
English: from Middle English pe, pa, po ‘peacock’, with the later disambiguating addition of cok ‘male bird’, hence a nickname for a vain, strutting person or for a dandy. In some cases it may be a habitational name from a house distinguished by the sign of a peacock. This surname is established in Ireland also.

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

1,478,652 Historical Documents with Peacock on Ancestry.com
401,558 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
27,957 Military Records
24,425 Immigration Records
283,694 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Peacock Families

  • Number of Peacock families
     150 - 297
     51 - 149
     1 - 50
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Peacock families
     1,199 - 2,395
     400 - 1,198
     1 - 399
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Peacock families
     166 - 329
     56 - 165
     1 - 55
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Peacock Family Origin

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Peacock Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Peacock

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Peacock Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Peacock census records

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Peacock Civil War Service Records

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