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

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Blacksmith

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Black Smith

    2%

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

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Between 1953 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peets

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