Peavy Name Meaning

English or Scottish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Peavey, Seavy, Peevy, Pevey, Peay, Peary, Pavy, Eavey, Davy, Neave

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Peavy Family Origin

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Peavy Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Peavy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Peavy's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Peavy family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peavy.

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Peavy Historical Records

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Peavy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Peavy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Peavy in 1942 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peavy

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