Peasley Family History

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Peasley Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): probably a variant of Paisley or Beasley.

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

Similar surnames: Pasley, Veasley, Besley, Peachey, Densley, Beesley, Beasley, Ealey

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Peasley Family Origin

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Peasley Family Occupations

What did your Peasley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Peasley. 11% of Peasley men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Peasley women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peasley were Carpenter and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Housework

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Peasley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Peasley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peasley 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Peasley. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Peasley. For the veterans among your Peasley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peasley Life Expectancy

What is the average Peasley lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Peasley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Peasley in 1951 was 42, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peasley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peasley 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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