Perea Family History

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Perea Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places in southern Spain (Alacant, Ciudad Real, Jaen, Badajoz, and Cadiz) named Perea.

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

Similar surnames: Perna, Perra, Pereda, Pera, Morea, Penna, Peres, Perez, Pere, Perla

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Perea Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Perea name?

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

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  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Spain


  • England & Wales


  • Portugal


  • France


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Perea Family Origin

Where is the Perea family from?

Perea Family Occupations

What did your Perea ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perea. The most common Perea occupation in the USA was Laborer. 43% of Perea's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Perea family was Carpenter.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Perea ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Perea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Perea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perea 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Perea. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Perea. For the veterans among your Perea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perea Life Expectancy

What is the average Perea lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Perea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Perea in 1943 was 26, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perea 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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