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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%

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

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Peaks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peaks

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