Pere Family History

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Pere Name Meaning

Southern French (Péré): topographic name from a variant of périer ‘pear tree’. Catalan: from the personal name Pere, Catalan equivalent of Peter. English: variant of Pear 1. Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Pere, Pöre.

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


Similar surnames: Pero, Petre, Peres, Perel, Peri, Perk, Gere, Perez, Pee, Pete

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Pere Family Origin

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Pere Family Occupations

What did your Pere ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Furniture Porker and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Pere. 25% of Pere men worked as a Furniture Porker and 29% of Pere women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pere were Retired Tailor and Pensioner

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Furniture Porker
    25%
  • Iron Turner Machine Tools Heavy Works
    25%
  • Retail Maible Masa
    25%
  • Retired Tailor
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housewife
    29%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    29%
  • Housewifeunpd D Duties
    15%
  • Pensioner
    15%

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

Pere Historical Records

What Pere family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Pere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pere 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pere. 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 Pere. For the veterans among your Pere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pere Life Expectancy

What is the average Pere lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Pere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pere in 1951 was 34, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pere

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pere 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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