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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Peltier

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  1. A surname​ of French origin.

Peltier was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Peltier

Peltier was born in 1943.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Peltier

Leonard was born on September 12th, 1944 in Grand Forks, North Dakota, U.S.


Jean Charles Athanase Peltier was a physicist. Jean was born on February 22nd, 1785 in Ham, Somme. He died on October 27th, 1845.


Lee Peltier is a soccer player for the Cardiff City F.C., Liverpool F.C., Hull City A.F.C., Yeovil Town F.C., Huddersfield Town A.F.C., Leicester City F.C., Leeds United F.C., Nottingham Forest F.C., and England national under-18 football team. Lee was born on December 11th, 1986 in Liverpool, England.


Lester Peltier is a soccer player for the San Juan Jabloteh F.C., Ma Pau S.C., AS Trenčín, ŠK Slovan Bratislava, FC Irtysh Pavlodar, Trinidad, and Tobago national football team. Lester was born on September 13th, 1988 in Carenage, Trinidad and Tobago.


Melissa Jo Peltier is a producer, author, and director. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present.


Peltier was born in 1943.


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Popularity of Peltier as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Peltier U.S.
  White 81.86% 64.26%
  African American 3.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.81% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 8.80% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Peltier

People with the last name Peltier are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Peltier

  • How Popular is the name Peltier? As a last name Peltier was the 4,927th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Peltier? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Peltier was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Peltier: Your name in reverse order is Reitlep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ileerpt. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Peltier? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,140 people with the last name Peltier.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Peltier? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Peltier as their last name.

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