Pedder Family History

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Pedder Name Meaning

English: from a derivative of Middle English pedder ‘pannier’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a peddler or someone who carried a pannier. This name is now frequent in Australia.

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


Similar surnames: Pender, Pepper, Helder, Reader, Tedder, Redder, Meader, Peiser

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Pedder Family Origin

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Pedder Family Occupations

What did your Pedder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pedder family was Farmer. Keeping House, Blacksmith and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pedder. The most common Pedder occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 29% of Pedder's were Keeping Houses.

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  • Keeping House

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Dry Goods Merchant

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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

Pedder Historical Records

What Pedder family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pedder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pedder 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Pedder. 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 Pedder. For the veterans among your Pedder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pedder Life Expectancy

What is the average Pedder lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Pedder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Pedder in 1962 was 68, and 82 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pedder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pedder 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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