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Pero Family History

Pero Surname Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Pero a variant of Piero ‘Peter’ (see Pieri ). Galician: from the personal name Pero Galician equivalent of Peter . Portuguese: habitational name from any of the places called Pero. Catalan (Peró): from a pet form of the personal name Pere . Altered form of French Perrault and French Canadian Perron 1 and possibly also of some other similar (like-sounding) French surname. Compare Paro .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Peron, Petro, Pere, Perko, Fero, Peri, Gero, Peto, Pera, Pedro

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Where is the Pero family from?

You can see how Pero families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pero family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pero families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Pero families living in London. This was about 40% of all the recorded Pero's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Pero families in 1891.
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What did your Pero ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Pero. 100% of Pero women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Pero. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pero census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pero. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Pero. For the veterans among your Pero ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pero lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Pero life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pero in 1941 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

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