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Perr Family History

Perr Name Meaning
English: probably a variant of Parr.Jewish (American): shortened form of some Ashkenazic surname such as Perelman and Perlstein.

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

9,741 Historical Documents with Perr on Ancestry.com
2,633 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,227 Military Records
549 Immigration Records
4,293 Census and Voter Lists
1,039 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Perr Families

  • Number of Perr families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Perr families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Perr last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Perr Family Origin

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Perr Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Perr

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Perr Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Perr census records

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Perr Civil War Service Records

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