Peers Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Pearce. North German: patronymic from Peer.

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

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Peers Family Origin

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Peers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Lawyer

    4%
  • Lumber Dealer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Peers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Peers's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Lawyer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peers. A less common occupation for the Peers family was Lumber Dealer.

Source: Census data for Peers | Data not to scale

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Peers Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Peers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Peers in 1954 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peers

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