Peres Family History

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Peres Name Meaning

Portuguese: patronymic from the personal name Pedro (see Peter). Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): variant of Perez 2. English: variant of Pierce. Possibly also Hungarian: occupational name from peres ‘procurator’, ‘advocate’ (from per ‘trial’).

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


Similar surnames: Perez, Pere, Pires, Perkes, Peris, Perel, Seres, Beres, Nemes, Bares

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Peres Family Origin

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Peres Family Occupations

What did your Peres ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Ass Engine Fitter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Peres. 17% of Peres men worked as an Ass Engine Fitter and 34% of Peres women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peres were Formerly A Driver (cattle) and U D D Refugee Formerly Opera Sing

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Ass Engine Fitter
    17%
  • Baker Foreman
    17%
  • Bank Clerk Refuse Seeking Work
    17%
  • Formerly A Driver (cattle)
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • domestic
    17%
  • Millinery Manageress
    17%
  • U D D Refugee Formerly Opera Sing
    17%

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

Peres Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 79,000 census records available for the last name Peres. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peres 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Peres. 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 Peres. For the veterans among your Peres ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peres Life Expectancy

What is the average Peres lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Peres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Peres in 1957 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

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