Peetz Family History

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Peetz Name Meaning

from a pet form of the personal name Petrus (see Peter). possibly a habitational name from Peetz in Brandenburg or Peetzig in Pomerania.

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


Similar surnames: Pretz, Peet, Petz, Paetz, Peets, Rentz, Pietz, Patz, Pentz, Deetz

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Peetz Family Origin

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Peetz Family Occupations

What did your Peetz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Peetz. 25% of Peetz men worked as a Farmer and 6% of Peetz women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peetz were Farm Laborer and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Mechanic
    5%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
    6%
  • Housewife
    6%
  • Maid
    6%
  • Nurse
    6%

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

Peetz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Peetz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peetz 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 982 immigration records available for the last name Peetz. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Peetz. For the veterans among your Peetz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peetz Life Expectancy

What is the average Peetz lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Peetz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Peetz in 1950 was 43, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peetz

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