Perris Family History

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Perris Name Meaning

Greek and Southern Italian: patronymic from the personal name Perro, a dialect form of Greek Petros, Italian Pietro (see Peter).

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

Similar surnames: Perri, Peris, Perrin, Petros, Perro, Perron, Ferris, Perrino, Peri

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Perris Family Origin

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Perris Family Occupations

What did your Perris ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Perris. 3% of Perris men worked as a General Labourer and 51% of Perris women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perris were Engineer Fitter and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Retired
  • Coach Painter
  • Engineer Fitter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Perris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Perris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perris 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Perris. 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 Perris. For the veterans among your Perris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perris Life Expectancy

What is the average Perris lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Perris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Perris in 1963 was 80, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perris

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