Pete Family History

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Pete Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Peet 2, or from a pet form of Peter. Hungarian: from a short form of the personal name Péter (see Peter). Altered spelling of Peet 1. Navajo: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Peto, Pee, Petek, Petre, Peter, Petz, Pere, Pett, Pate, Pote

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Pete Family Origin

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Pete Family Occupations

What did your Pete ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Accountants Audit Clerk and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pete. 10% of Pete men worked as an Accountants Audit Clerk and 23% of Pete women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pete were Buildercontractor and Machinist

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Accountants Audit Clerk
    10%
  • Aircraft Erector
    10%
  • Any Officer Captain Kings Dragorn
    10%
  • Buildercontractor
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    23%
  • Credit Clerk Mail Order
    12%
  • Housewife Unpd Dom Dutie
    12%
  • Machinist
    12%

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

Pete Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Pete. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pete 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 Pete. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Pete. For the veterans among your Pete ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pete Life Expectancy

What is the average Pete lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Pete life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Pete in 1944 was 51, and 66 in 2004.

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