Peek Family History

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Peek Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Peak. Irish: variant of Peak 2. North German: metonymic occupational name for a spearmaker, from Middle Low German pek ‘pike’. Compare Pike 4. Dutch: variant of Peck 4 and 5.

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


Similar surnames: Peck, Peel, Reek, Peer, Peak, Peeks, Beck, Leek, Peet, Pee

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Peek Family Origin

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Peek Family Occupations

What did your Peek ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peek. A less common occupation for the Peek family was Farming. The most common Peek occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Peek's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

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

Peek Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Peek Life Expectancy

What is the average Peek lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Peek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Peek in 1942 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peek

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peek 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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