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Perez Family History

Perez Name Meaning
Spanish (Pérez) and Jewish (Sephardic): patronymic from the personal name Pedro, Spanish equivalent of Peter.Jewish: variant of Peretz.

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

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3,928,692 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
48,442 Military Records
223,163 Immigration Records
583,285 Census and Voter Lists
389,701 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Perez Families

  • Number of Perez families
     706 - 1,409
     236 - 705
     1 - 235
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Perez families
     9 - 16
     4 - 8
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Perez last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Perez census records

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Perez Family Origin

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Perez Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Perez

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Perez Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Perez census records

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Perez Civil War Service Records

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