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Pelkey Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Polish or Jewish Pelka. Altered form of French Pelletier; these are frequent in VT.

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


Similar surnames: Pelky, Pilkey, Perkey, Perley, Poskey, Polley, Helvey, Berkey, Poley

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Pelkey Family Origin

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Pelkey Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    23%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pelkey family was Keeping House. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelkey. The most common Pelkey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 23% of Pelkey's were Laborers.

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Pelkey Historical Records

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Pelkey Life Expectancy

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