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Peeler Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Bühler (see Buehler ) Bieler Piehler or Biehler .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Beeler, Keeler, Pealer, Peebler, Peeper, Peller, Pooler, Hegler

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Where is the Peeler family from?

You can see how Peeler families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peeler family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Peeler families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 22 Peeler families living in Ontario. This was about 67% of all the recorded Peeler's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Peeler families in 1911.
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What did your Peeler ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Peeler. 50% of Peeler men worked as a Labourer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Labourer
  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Peeler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peeler census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Peeler. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Peeler. For the veterans among your Peeler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Peeler lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Peeler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Peeler in 1945 was 34, and 69 in 2004.

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