Peat Family History

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Peat Name Meaning

Northern English: from a short form of Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Peet, Pett, Beat, Pee, Pear, Peak, Best, Belt, Pearl, Pelt

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Peat Family Origin

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Peat Family Occupations

What did your Peat ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peat. A less common occupation for the Peat family was Blacksmith. The most common Peat occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Peat's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Peat Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Peat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peat census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Peat

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Peat. 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 Peat. For the veterans among your Peat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peat Life Expectancy

What is the average Peat lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Peat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Peat in 1949 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peat

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peat 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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