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Petee Name Meaning

Variant of English Petty or French Petit. variant of Navajo Pete.

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

Similar surnames: Pettee, Petre, Pettey, Petty, Pete, Pere, Pett, Jeter, Peter, Petree

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Where is the Petee family from?

You can see how Petee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Petee family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Petee families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Petee families living in Ohio. This was about 60% of all the recorded Petee's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Petee families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Petee surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Petee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Petee. 43% of Petee men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Painter
  • Salesman
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Petee. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petee census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 135 immigration records available for the last name Petee. 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 Cards

There are 308 military records available for the last name Petee. For the veterans among your Petee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Petee lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Petee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Petee in 1963 was 67, and 83 in 2004.

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