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Origins of the Peck surname

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About the Pecks

We have a total number of 61698 records for people with the last name Peck.

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Where do most Pecks live?

In 1921, most Pecks lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Pecks

How common is your surname?

820th most common surname in the UK

We have 50,200 records for the Peck surname. The oldest one dates back to 1538.

Who were Pecks most likely to marry?

Smiths

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Browns

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What are the most common Peck first names?

  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Elizabeth

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Common jobs for Pecks

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Pecks in 1921
Dressmaker

247

General Servant Domestic

146

Laundress

141

Domestic Servant

116

Living On Own Means

92

Common Male occupations for Pecks in 1921
Agricultural Labourer

435

Farm Labourer

205

Bricklayer

164

General Labourer

159

Farmer

131

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