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Peerson Name Meaning

Scandinavian (Swedish Peersson): patronymic from the personal name Pär, Per, Scandinavian forms of Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Pehrson, Person, Pierson, Peterson, Persson, Pearson, Iverson

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Peerson Family Origin

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Peerson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Cooper

    3%
  • Cut Cord Wood

    3%

In 1880, the most common Peerson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Peerson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Peerson family was Cut Cord Wood. Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peerson.

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Peerson Historical Records

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Peerson Life Expectancy

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