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Peach Family History

Peach Name Meaning

English: from Old French pech(i)e, Middle English peche ‘sin’, hence a nickname for a reprobate, probably given more often in jest than as a mark of censure. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Pietsch.

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


Similar surnames: Beach, Perch, Reach, Leach, Pech, Petch, Teach, Pearl, Drach, Krach

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Where is the Peach family from?

You can see how Peach families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peach family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Peach families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 12 Peach families living in Massachusetts. This was about 15% of all the recorded Peach's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Peach families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peach surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Peach ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Peach. 22% of Peach men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Peach women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peach were Truck Driver and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    10%
  • Teacher
    10%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Maid
    7%
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Census Records

There are 80,000 census records available for the last name Peach. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peach census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Peach. 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 Cards

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Peach. For the veterans among your Peach ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Peach lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Peach life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Peach in 1944 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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