Pelt Family History

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Pelt Name Meaning

Dutch: shortened form of Van Pelt.

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


Similar surnames: Peet, Palm, Pell, Helt, Pett, Peat, Pels, Belt, Pee, Polt

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Pelt Family Origin

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Pelt Family Occupations

What did your Pelt ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelt. A less common occupation for the Pelt family was Laborer. The most common Pelt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Pelt's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Pelt Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pelt. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pelt census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Pelt

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pelt. 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 Pelt. For the veterans among your Pelt ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pelt Life Expectancy

What is the average Pelt lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pelt life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pelt in 1954 was 59, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pelt

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pelt 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.

Famous Pelt Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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