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Peabody Name Meaning

English: probably a nickname for a showy dresser, from Middle English pe ‘peacock’ (see Peacock) + body ‘body’, ‘person’.

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

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Peabody Family Origin

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Peabody Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peabody. A less common occupation for the Peabody family was Laborer. The most common Peabody occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Peabody's were Farmers.

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Peabody Historical Records

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Peabody Life Expectancy

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