Pegg Name Meaning

from Middle English pegge ‘peg’ (from Middle Dutch, of uncertain origin), applied as a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of wooden pegs, or perhaps a nickname for a person with a wooden leg. perhaps in some cases from the female personal name, a short form of Margaret.

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


Similar surnames: Pigg, Legg, Wigg, Pech, Page, Hogg, Peet, Pee, Pels, Hegge

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Pegg Family Origin

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Pegg Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Farmer

    4%
  • Bricklayer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pegg family was Bricklayer. The most common Pegg occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Pegg's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pegg.

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Pegg Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Pegg life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pegg in 1955 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pegg

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