Perkey Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Perkey Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of Swiss German Bürgi, Bürgy (see Burgy).

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


Similar surnames: Perley, Berkey, Perkin, Purkey, Yerkey, Poskey, Pelkey, Pirkey

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Perkey Family Origin

Where is the Perkey family from?

SHOW MORE

Perkey Family Occupations

What did your Perkey ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    30%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, the most common Perkey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Perkey's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perkey. A less common occupation for the Perkey family was Farm Laborer.

Source: Census data for Perkey | Data not to scale

Perkey Historical Records

What Perkey family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Perkey ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Perkey

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Perkey Life Expectancy

What is the average Perkey lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perkey 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Perkey Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)

Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Look up another name