Peeters Family History

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Peeters Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from a vernacular form of the personal name Petrus (see Peter).

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

Similar surnames: Peters, Pieters, Petters, Peter, Esters, Peets, Nieters, Peeper

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Peeters Family Origin

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Peeters Family Occupations

What did your Peeters ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Peeters family was Works On Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peeters. The most common Peeters occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Peeters's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Works On Farm


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Peeters ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Peeters Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Peeters. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peeters census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Peeters. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 508 military records available for the last name Peeters. For the veterans among your Peeters ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peeters Life Expectancy

What is the average Peeters lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Peeters life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Peeters in 1960 was 54, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peeters

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peeters ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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