Perr Family History

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Perr Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Parr. Jewish (American): shortened form of some Ashkenazic surname such as Perelman and Perlstein.

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


Similar surnames: Pear, Perl, Herr, Perry, Pero, Perk, Peer, Kerr, Peri, Jerry

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Perr Family Origin

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Perr Family Occupations

What did your Perr ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer H W and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Perr. 9% of Perr men worked as a Builders Labourer H W and 39% of Perr women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perr were Labourer (enginr) and Daily Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer H W
    9%
  • Building Contractor
    9%
  • Bus Driver
    9%
  • Labourer (enginr)
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    39%
  • Childrens Nurse
    6%
  • Cleaner Malling Institution
    6%
  • Daily Domestic
    6%

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

Perr Historical Records

What Perr family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Perr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perr 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 611 immigration records available for the last name Perr. 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 Perr. For the veterans among your Perr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perr Life Expectancy

What is the average Perr lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Perr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Perr in 1963 was 81, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perr

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perr 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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