Perkes Family History

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Perkes Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): variant spelling of Perks. Jewish (from Ukraine): metronymic from the Yiddish name Perke (a pet form of the female personal name Perl ‘pearl’; see Perel 3) + the Yiddish possessive suffix -s.

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


Similar surnames: Merkes, Berkes, Peres, Heikes, Perel, Porges, Berke, Hermes, Perkel

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Perkes Family Origin

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Perkes Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Plumber

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Perkes family was Plumber. Agricultural Labourer, Butcher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perkes. The most common Perkes occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 5% of Perkes's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Perkes Life Expectancy

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