Perrier Family History

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Perrier Name Meaning

French and English: occupational name for a quarryman, from Old French perrier, an agent derivative of pierre ‘stone’, ‘rock’. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a pear tree, from Middle English perie ‘pear tree’ + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Perrie, Ferrier, Carrier, Berrier, Verrier, Verdier, Harrier, Poirier

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Perrier Family Origin

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Perrier Family Occupations

What did your Perrier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Army Recruiter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Perrier. 4% of Perrier men worked as an Army Recruiter and 49% of Perrier women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perrier were Bricklayer and Costumier corsetiere

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Army Recruiter
    4%
  • Barman Retired
    4%
  • Blacksmith
    4%
  • Bricklayer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    49%
  • Civil Service Clerical G P O H
    3%
  • Cook Housekeeper
    3%
  • Costumier corsetiere
    3%

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

Perrier Historical Records

What Perrier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Perrier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perrier 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Perrier. 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 930 military records available for the last name Perrier. For the veterans among your Perrier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perrier Life Expectancy

What is the average Perrier lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Perrier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Perrier in 1958 was 58, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perrier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perrier 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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