Pehrson Family History

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Pehrson Name Meaning

Swedish (Pehrsson): patronymic from the personal name Pär, Pe(h)r (see Peter).

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


Similar surnames: Peerson, Person, Pearson, Persson, Peterson, Pierson, Persyn, Perron

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Pehrson Family Origin

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Pehrson Family Occupations

What did your Pehrson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Manufactures Representative and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pehrson. 50% of Pehrson men worked as a Manufactures Representative and 40% of Pehrson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pehrson were Office Manager (export Sales Asbestos belting and Textile Operative

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Manufactures Representative
    50%
  • Office Manager (export Sales Asbestos belting
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    40%
  • Art Mistress
    20%
  • Teacher (school)
    20%
  • Textile Operative
    20%

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

Pehrson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Pehrson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pehrson 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 Pehrson. 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 909 military records available for the last name Pehrson. For the veterans among your Pehrson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pehrson Life Expectancy

What is the average Pehrson lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pehrson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pehrson in 1962 was 77, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pehrson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pehrson ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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