Peart Family History

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Peart Name Meaning

perhaps a habitational name from Pert on the North Esk near Montrose, named with a Pictish term for a wood or copse. MacLysaght records this as a surname in Ireland, noting that the chief branch originated in Newark on Trent (Nottinghamshire) in the 18th century, though there are earlier instances of the name. variant spelling of Pert.

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

Similar surnames: Pear, Hearn, Pero, Paar, Pratt, Peare, Peary, Heart, Peri, Mears

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Peart Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Peart name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Benin/Togo


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Germanic Europe


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Peart Family Origin

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Peart Family Occupations

What did your Peart ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Peart family was Farming. The most common Peart occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Peart's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peart.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Laborer

  • Farming


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Peart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 44,000 census records available for the last name Peart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peart 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Peart. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Peart. For the veterans among your Peart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peart Life Expectancy

What is the average Peart lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Peart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Peart in 1945 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peart 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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