Peotter Family History

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Peotter Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of English Potter.

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

Similar surnames: Petter, Procter, Cotter, Peaster, Potter, Fetter, Peltzer, Platter

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Peotter Family Origin

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Peotter Family Occupations

What did your Peotter ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Peotter occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Peotter's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Peotter.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer


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

Peotter Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 645 census records available for the last name Peotter. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peotter 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 63 immigration records available for the last name Peotter. 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 168 military records available for the last name Peotter. For the veterans among your Peotter ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peotter Life Expectancy

What is the average Peotter lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Peotter life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Peotter in 1953 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peotter

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peotter 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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