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Perras Family History

Perras Name Meaning
French: topographic name for someone who lived in a stony place or near an obvious pile of stones, from a derivative of pierre ‘rock’, meaning ‘pile of stones’.

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

65,481 Historical Documents with Perras on Ancestry.com
12,066 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
915 Military Records
926 Immigration Records
10,349 Census and Voter Lists
41,225 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Perras Families

  • Number of Perras families
     13 - 23
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Perras families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Perras families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Perras census records

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Perras Family Origin

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Perras Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Perras

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Perras Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Perras census records

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Perras Civil War Service Records

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