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Where is the Peers family from?
You can see how Peers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peers family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Peers families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Peers families living in Kentucky. This was about 22% of all the recorded Peers's in the USA. Kentucky and 1 other state had the highest population of Peers families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Peers. 28% of Peers men worked as a Laborer and 17% of Peers women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peers were Clerk and Salesman.