Pelaez Family History

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Pelaez Name Meaning

Spanish (Peláez): patronymic from the personal name Pelayo.

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


Similar surnames: Velez, Tellez, Perez, Pelayo, Galvez, Pelan, Peller, Pelle, Elek

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Pelaez Family Origin

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Pelaez Family Occupations

What did your Pelaez ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pelaez. 43% of Pelaez men worked as a Laborer and 54% of Pelaez women worked as a Cigar Maker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pelaez were Cigar Maker and Finisher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    43%
  • Clerk
    29%
  • Cigar Maker
    29%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cigar Maker
    54%
  • Seamstress
    20%
  • Cigar Bander
    14%
  • Finisher
    14%

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

Pelaez Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pelaez. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pelaez 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Pelaez. 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 495 military records available for the last name Pelaez. For the veterans among your Pelaez ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pelaez Life Expectancy

What is the average Pelaez lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pelaez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Pelaez in 1957 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

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