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Peller Name Meaning

English and German: occupational name from Middle English, Middle Low German peller ‘maker (or seller) of expensive cloth’, derived from Old English pæll, pell ‘costly or purple cloth or cloak’, Middle Low German pelle (see Pelle 2). Southern English: topographic name for someone living by an inlet of the sea, a derivative of Old English pyll ‘inlet’ (see Pill 1) + the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. German: from a Germanic personal name formed with bald ‘brave’ + heri ‘army’.

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


Similar surnames: Pelle, Seller, Heller, Weller, Puller, Feller, Keller, Beller

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Peller Family Origin

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Peller Family Occupations

What did your Peller ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peller. A less common occupation for the Peller family was Collection Of Monies. The most common Peller occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Peller's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Collection Of Monies

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Peller ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Peller Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Peller Life Expectancy

What is the average Peller lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Peller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Peller in 1955 was 63, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peller

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peller 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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