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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Farm Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%

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

Source: Census data for Pelt | Data not to scale

Pelt Historical Records

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Pelt Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pelt

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