Peer Name Meaning

English: variant of Pear. Dutch and North German: from a reduced form of the personal name Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Geer, Pee, Beer, Peek, Peet, Heer, Peter, Peper, Leer, Teer

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Peer Family Origin

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Peer Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Peer family was Laborer. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peer. The most common Peer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Peer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

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Peer Historical Records

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Peer Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Peer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Peer in 1946 was 41, and 77 in 2004.

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United States

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