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Perna Name Meaning

Italian: from the female personal name, Latin Perna. See also Perla. Portuguese: habitational name from any of several places named Perna in Portugal. Catalan and Portuguese: from perna ‘leg’; possibly a nickname for someone with long legs, or with a deformed or missing leg.

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


Similar surnames: Pera, Penna, Perla, Perra, Pena, Perno, Perona, Berna, Verna, Perea

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Perna Family Origin

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Perna Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Perna occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Perna's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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Perna Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Perna. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perna 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Perna. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Perna. For the veterans among your Perna ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perna Life Expectancy

What is the average Perna lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Perna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Perna in 1955 was 57, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perna 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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