Perrett Family History

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Perrett Name Meaning

English (Bristol): variant of Parrott 1.

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

Similar surnames: Perret, Perrott, Jerrett, Parrett, Perritt, Merrett, Porritt, Pruett

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Perrett Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Perrett name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Perrett. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • European Jewish


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Perrett Family Origin

Where is the Perrett family from?

Perrett Family Occupations

What did your Perrett ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perrett. A less common occupation for the Perrett family was Farm Labourer. The most common Perrett occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Perrett's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Labourer


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

Perrett Historical Records

What Perrett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Perrett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perrett 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Perrett. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Perrett. For the veterans among your Perrett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perrett Life Expectancy

What is the average Perrett lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Perrett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Perrett in 1955 was 53, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perrett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perrett 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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