Peltonen Family History

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Peltonen Name Meaning

Finnish: ornamental or topographic name from pelto ‘field’ + the common surname suffix -nen.

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


Similar surnames: Lehtonen, Salonen, Lehtinen, Pelto, Hiltunen, Kyllonen, Leinonen

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Peltonen Family Origin

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Peltonen Family Occupations

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Peltonen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Peltonen Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Peltonen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Peltonen in 1952 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

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