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Peaks Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Pix, a name of uncertain origin (see Pixler).

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


Similar surnames: Peeks, Eakes, Teas, Pake, Peach, Beans, Pais, Peers, Penka, Peake

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Peaks Family Origin

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Peaks Family Occupations

What did your Peaks ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Peaks occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Peaks's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peaks. A less common occupation for the Peaks family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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Peaks Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Peaks Life Expectancy

What is the average Peaks lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Peaks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Peaks in 1948 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peaks

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peaks 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.

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