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Perales Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places named Perales, from the plural of peral ‘plantation of pear trees’, ‘pear orchard’, a derivative of pera ‘pear’.

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


Similar surnames: Peralez, Portales, Pomales, Peralta, Peebles, Perala, Morales

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Perales Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Perales name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Perales. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Native American—North, Central, South

    32%

  • England & Wales

    18%

  • Spain

    16%

  • Portugal

    8%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    6%

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Perales Family Origin

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Perales Family Occupations

What did your Perales ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Perales family was Shoemaker. The most common Perales occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Perales's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perales.

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  • Laborer

    50%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Baker

    10%
  • Shoemaker

    10%

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Perales Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Perales. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perales 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Perales. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Perales. For the veterans among your Perales ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perales Life Expectancy

What is the average Perales lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Perales life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Perales in 1952 was 40, and 65 in 2004.

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