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Where is the Peer family from?
You can see how Peer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Peer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 35 Peer families living in New Jersey. This was about 51% of all the recorded Peer's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Peer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Peer. 21% of Peer men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Peer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peer were Clerk and Stenographer.