Pelts Family History

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Pelts Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Peltz.

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


Similar surnames: Peltz, Felts, Petts, Pells, Bents, Eells, Pelo, Wilts, Pears, Peers

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Pelts Family Origin

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Pelts Family Occupations

What did your Pelts ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelts. The most common Pelts occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Pelts's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pelts family was Auditer Of.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Auditer Of

    5%

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

Pelts Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pelts Life Expectancy

What is the average Pelts lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Pelts life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Pelts in 1957 was 33, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pelts

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pelts 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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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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