Peller Family History

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Peller Name Meaning

English and German: occupational name from Middle English, Middle Low German peller ‘maker (or seller) of expensive cloth’, derived from Old English pæll, pell ‘costly or purple cloth or cloak’, Middle Low German pelle (see Pelle 2). Southern English: topographic name for someone living by an inlet of the sea, a derivative of Old English pyll ‘inlet’ (see Pill 1) + the -er suffix denoting an inhabitant. German: from a Germanic personal name formed with bald ‘brave’ + heri ‘army’.

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

Similar surnames: Pelle, Seller, Heller, Weller, Puller, Feller, Keller, Beller

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Peller Family Origin

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Peller Family Occupations

What did your Peller ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Peller. 60% of Peller men worked as a Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer

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

Peller Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Peller. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peller 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Peller. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Peller. For the veterans among your Peller ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peller Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Peller life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Peller in 1955 was 63, and 86 in 2004.

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