Pegg Family History

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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

What did your Pegg ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Bricklayer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pegg. 2% of Pegg men worked as a Bricklayer and 52% of Pegg women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pegg were Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Bricklayer
  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Dairy Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Pegg Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 67,000 census records available for the last name Pegg. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pegg 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Pegg. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Pegg. For the veterans among your Pegg ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pegg Life Expectancy

What is the average Pegg lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pegg

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