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Peets Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: probably a patronymic from Peet 2. Possibly a short form of Dutch Peetsvrouw, literally ‘Peet’s wife’, a name which occurred in New Netherland.

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


Similar surnames: Beets, Peeks, Peet, Peetz, Peers, Hees, Pels, Pee, Teets, Kees

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Peets Family Origin

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Peets Family Occupations

What did your Peets ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Peets occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Peets's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peets. A less common occupation for the Peets family was Black Smith.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Black Smith

    2%

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

Peets Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Peets. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peets 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Peets. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Peets. For the veterans among your Peets ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peets Life Expectancy

What is the average Peets lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Peets life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Peets in 1953 was 20, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peets

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peets 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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