Peikert Family History

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Peikert Name Meaning

German: probably an occupational name for a drummer, a variant of German Piker.

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


Similar surnames: Piker, Peiser, Pinkert, Weikert, Teinert, Eiker, Benkert, Heckert

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Peikert Family Origin

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Peikert Family Occupations

What did your Peikert ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Peikert occupation in the USA was Harness Maker. 67% of Peikert's were Harness Makers. Harness Maker and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Peikert.

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  • Harness Maker

    67%
  • Farmer

    33%

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Peikert Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Peikert Life Expectancy

What is the average Peikert lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Peikert life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Peikert in 1962 was 65, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peikert

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peikert 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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