Pelot Family History

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Pelot Name Meaning

German: from Pelloth, a variant of the Germanic personal name Baldhart, composed of the elements bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’ + hart ‘strong’. Americanized spelling of French Pilot.

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


Similar surnames: Polt, Pelon, Perot, Pilot, Peot, Pecot, Pero, Pett, Pelo, Polit

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Pelot Family Origin

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Pelot Family Occupations

What did your Pelot ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pelot family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Artist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelot. The most common Pelot occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Pelot's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Artist

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Pelot Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pelot Life Expectancy

What is the average Pelot lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pelot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pelot in 1954 was 48, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pelot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pelot 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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