Peek Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Peak. Irish: variant of Peak 2. North German: metonymic occupational name for a spearmaker, from Middle Low German pek ‘pike’. Compare Pike 4. Dutch: variant of Peck 4 and 5.

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


Similar surnames: Peck, Peel, Reek, Peer, Peak, Peeks, Beck, Leek, Peet, Pee

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Peek Family Origin

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Peek Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    25%
  • Consulor Agt. U.S.

    13%
  • Insurance Agent

    13%

In 1881, farmer, Laborer and Consulor Agt. U.S. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peek. The most common Peek occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Peek's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Peek family was Insurance Agent.

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Peek Historical Records

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Peek Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Peek life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Peek in 1942 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peek

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