Peeks Family History

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Peeks Name Meaning

North German: probably a variant of Peek. Possibly an altered spelling of German Pix (see Peaks).

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


Similar surnames: Peaks, Peek, Peets, Peers, Peeke, Rees, Kees, Hees, Lees, Pinks

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Peeks Family Origin

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Peeks Family Occupations

What did your Peeks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Peeks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Peeks's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peeks. A less common occupation for the Peeks family was Keeps Saloon.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    38%
  • Farming

    13%
  • Keeps Saloon

    13%

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

Peeks Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Peeks Life Expectancy

What is the average Peeks lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Peeks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Peeks in 1951 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peeks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peeks 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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