Pea Name Meaning

English: from Middle English pe ‘peacock’ (see Peacock).

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


Similar surnames: Pear, Peak, Peach, Bean, Sea, Lea, Peat, Pew, Pee, Peay

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Pea Family Origin

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Pea Family Occupations

What did your Pea ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pea family was Farm Hand. The most common Pea occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Pea's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pea.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Works On Farm

    9%
  • Farm Hand

    3%

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Pea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pea 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pea. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, 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 Pea. For the veterans among your Pea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pea Life Expectancy

What is the average Pea lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Pea in 1954 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pea 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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