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Perkinson Family History

Perkinson Name Meaning
English: variant of Parkinson.

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

84,272 Historical Documents with Perkinson on Ancestry.com
15,750 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,697 Military Records
909 Immigration Records
13,221 Census and Voter Lists
51,695 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Perkinson Families

  • Number of Perkinson families
     48 - 93
     17 - 47
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Perkinson families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Perkinson last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Perkinson census records

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Perkinson Family Origin

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Perkinson Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Perkinson families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Perkinson

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Perkinson Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Perkinson census records

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Perkinson Civil War Service Records

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