Peary Family History

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Peary Name Meaning

Northern English: variant spelling of Peery.

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

Similar surnames: Peare, Perry, Peart, Pears, Eary, Peard, Geary, Pearcy, Berry, Peay

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Peary Family Origin

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Peary Family Occupations

What did your Peary ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Peary occupation in Canada was Servant. 100% of Peary's were Servants.

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  • Servant


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Peary ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Peary Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Peary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peary 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 870 immigration records available for the last name Peary. 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 Peary. For the veterans among your Peary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peary Life Expectancy

What is the average Peary lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Peary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Peary in 1962 was 67, and 91 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peary

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peary 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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