Peat Name Meaning

Northern English: from a short form of Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Peet, Pett, Beat, Pee, Pear, Peak, Best, Belt, Pearl, Pelt

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Peat Family Origin

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Peat Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Dressmaker

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Builder

    9%

In 1881, Farmer, Dressmaker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peat. A less common occupation for the Peat family was Builder. The most common Peat occupation in Canada was Farmer. 27% of Peat's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Peat | Data not to scale

Peat Historical Records

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Peat Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Peat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Peat in 1949 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peat

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