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

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Pete Family Origin

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Pete Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    28%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Pete Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pete

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