Pilkey Family History

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Pilkey Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. The surname is of Canadian origin and is said to be an Anglicized form of French Peltier ‘fur trader’.

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


Similar surnames: Pelkey, Wilkey, Milkey, Pelky, Gilkey, Pile, Hilley, Palley, Hiskey

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Pilkey Family Origin

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Pilkey Family Occupations

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  • Cattle Raiser

    14%
  • Foreman At Farm

    14%
  • House Carpenter

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pilkey family was Keeping House. The most common Pilkey occupation in the USA was Cattle Raiser. 14% of Pilkey's were Cattle Raisers. Cattle Raiser, Foreman At Farm and House Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pilkey.

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Pilkey Historical Records

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Pilkey Life Expectancy

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