Peet Family History

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Peet Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): from a pet form of the personal name Peter. Dutch: nickname from Middle Dutch pete ‘godfather’, ‘godmother’, or ‘godchild’.

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

Similar surnames: Pee, Peer, Peetz, Piet, Peel, Peed, Peets, Pett, Peek, Peat

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Peet Family Origin

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Peet Family Occupations

What did your Peet ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Peet family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, School and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peet. The most common Peet occupation in Canada was Farmer. 43% of Peet's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Carpenter

  • Hotel Keeper


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

Peet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Peet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peet 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Peet. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Peet. For the veterans among your Peet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peet Life Expectancy

What is the average Peet lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Peet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Peet in 1942 was 39, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peet 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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