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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


Similar surnames: Place, Page, Case, Pesce, Beese, Plate, Peyser, Penne, Pels, Pas

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Pease Family Origin

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Pease Family Occupations

What did your Pease ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Laborer

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pease ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pease Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pease. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pease 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pease. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Pease. For the veterans among your Pease ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pease Life Expectancy

What is the average Pease lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pease

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pease 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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