Pete Family History

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Pete Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Peet 2, or from a pet form of Peter. Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Péter (see Peter). Altered spelling of Peet 1. Navajo: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Peto, Pee, Petek, Petre, Peter, Petz, Pere, Pett, Pate, Pote

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Pete Family Origin

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Pete Family Occupations

What did your Pete ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pete. The most common Pete occupation in the USA was Laborer. 28% of Pete's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Pete family was Carpenter.

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  • Laborer

    28%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Pete Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pete Life Expectancy

What is the average Pete lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Pete life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Pete in 1944 was 51, and 66 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pete 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 Pete Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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