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Pegram Name Meaning

English (mainly Cambridgeshire): variant of Pilgrim .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Pilgram, Derham, Pelham, Engram, Peercy, Oram, Boram, Pere, Peura

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Where is the Pegram family from?

You can see how Pegram families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pegram family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pegram families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 24 Pegram families living in North Carolina. This was about 44% of all the recorded Pegram's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Pegram families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pegram surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pegram ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pegram. 27% of Pegram men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Pegram women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pegram were Farming and Teacher. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Pegram. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pegram census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pegram. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Pegram. For the veterans among your Pegram ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pegram lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Pegram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Pegram in 1941 was 46, and 70 in 2004.

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