Pease Name Meaning

English: from Middle English pese ‘pea’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of peas, or a nickname for a small and insignificant person. The word was originally a collective singular (Old English peose, pise, from Latin pisa) from which the modern English vocabulary word pea is derived by folk etymology, the singular having been taken as a plural.

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

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Pease Family Origin

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Pease Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pease. A less common occupation for the Pease family was Laborer. The most common Pease occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Pease's were Farmers.

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Pease Historical Records

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Pease Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Pease life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pease in 1942 was 55, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pease

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