Peat Family History

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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

What did your Peat ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Peat. 65% of Peat men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Electrician
  • Laborer
  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Peat Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Peat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peat 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Peat. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Peat. For the veterans among your Peat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peat Life Expectancy

What is the average Peat lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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