Perkel Family History

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Perkel Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine): metonymic occupational name for a draper, from Yiddish perkel ‘calico’, ‘muslin’.

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

Similar surnames: Perkes, Perel, Pickel, Berke, Ermel, Kerker, Jekel, Turkel, Berkel

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Perkel Family Origin

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Perkel Family Occupations

What did your Perkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Messenger Agricultural was the top reported job for people in the UK named Perkel.

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Messenger Agricultural

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

Perkel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Perkel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perkel 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 389 immigration records available for the last name Perkel. 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 150 military records available for the last name Perkel. For the veterans among your Perkel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Perkel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Perkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Perkel in 1963 was 72, and 87 in 2004.

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