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Where is the Peet family from?
You can see how Peet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peet family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Peet families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 42 Peet families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Peet's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Peet families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Peet. 20% of Peet men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Peet women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peet were Truck Driver and Nurse.