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Peteete Family History

Peteete Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Poteete, Poteet, Petee, Pettee, Peete, Perteet, Pettet, Pettett

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Where is the Peteete family from?

You can see how Peteete families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peteete family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Peteete families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 8 Peteete families living in Mississippi. This was about 73% of all the recorded Peteete's in the USA. Mississippi had the highest population of Peteete families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peteete surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Peteete ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the US named Peteete. 60% of Peteete men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Laborer
    40%
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What Peteete family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 320 census records available for the last name Peteete. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peteete 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 4 immigration records available for the last name Peteete. 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 92 military records available for the last name Peteete. For the veterans among your Peteete ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Peteete lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2002, in the United States, Peteete life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Peteete in 1964 was 89, and 89 in 2002.

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