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Peebles Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Peebles on the river Tweed in southeastern Scotland, or from a smaller place of the same name in the parish of St. Vigeans, Angus. Both place names are cognate with Welsh pebyll ‘tent’, ‘pavilion’, to which the English plural -s has been added.

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


Similar surnames: Preble, Peeples, Peebler, Peeler, Peoples, Perales, Nieblas, Hebble

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Peebles Family Origin

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Peebles Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Peebles family was Laborer. The most common Peebles occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Peebles's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peebles.

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