Perrien Family History

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Perrien Name Meaning

Probably a variant of French or English Perrin.

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

Similar surnames: Perrin, Perren, Perrier, Perrine, Herrin, Perret, Perkin, Perin

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Perrien Family Origin

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Perrien Family Occupations

What did your Perrien ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter jaine and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Perrien. 25% of Perrien men worked as a Carpenter jaine and 50% of Perrien women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perrien were Railway Sheeter and Hotel Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter jaine
  • Hotel Waiter
  • Pleasure Boatman
  • Railway Sheeter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • maker
  • Gown Machinist
  • Hotel Waitress

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

Perrien Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Perrien. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perrien 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 239 immigration records available for the last name Perrien. 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 178 military records available for the last name Perrien. For the veterans among your Perrien ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perrien Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Perrien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Perrien in 1962 was 82, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perrien 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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