Peary Name Meaning

Northern English: variant spelling of Peery.

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

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Peary Family Origin

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Peary Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    49%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peary. A less common occupation for the Peary family was Farming. The most common Peary occupation in the USA was Farmer. 49% of Peary's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Peary | Data not to scale

Peary Historical Records

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Peary Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Peary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Peary in 1962 was 67, and 91 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peary

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