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Where is the Peary family from?
You can see how Peary families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peary family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Peary families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 7 Peary families living in Maine. This was about 39% of all the recorded Peary's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Peary families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peary surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Peary. 27% of Peary men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Peary women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peary were Truck Driver and Housekeeper.