Peavy Family History

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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

Where is the Peavy family from?

Peavy Family Occupations

What did your Peavy ancestors do for a living?

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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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Peavy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Peavy Life Expectancy

What is the average Peavy lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peavy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peavy 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 Peavy Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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