Peavey Family History

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Peavey Name Meaning

English or Scottish: unexplained. Compare Peavy.

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


Similar surnames: Peevey, Pevey, Seavey, Peavy, Eavey, Seavy, Neaves, Lavey, Neave

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Peavey Family Origin

Where is the Peavey family from?

Peavey Family Occupations

What did your Peavey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Peavey family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peavey. The most common Peavey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Peavey's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

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

Peavey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Peavey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peavey 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 Peavey

Passenger List

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

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Peavey Life Expectancy

What is the average Peavey lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Peavey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Peavey in 1951 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peavey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peavey 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.

Famous Peavey Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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