Peto Name Meaning

English: habitational name for someone from Poitou, Anglo-Norman French Peitow. Hungarian (Peto): from a pet form of the personal name Péter, Hungarian form of Peter.

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

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Peto Family Origin

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Peto Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Dealer In Fire Apparatus

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Fireman

    9%

In 1880, the most common Peto occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Peto's were Laborers. Laborer, Dealer In Fire Apparatus and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peto. A less common occupation for the Peto family was Fireman.

Source: Census data for Peto | Data not to scale

Peto Historical Records

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Peto Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Peto life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Peto in 1956 was 40, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peto

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