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Perron Family History

Perron Name Meaning
southern French: from a southern pet form of the personal name Pierre, French form of Peter. This name is also established in England, taken there by the Huguenots.French: habitational name from places in Côte d’Or, Manche, Jura, and Mayenne named Perron or Le Perron, from pierre ‘stone’, ‘rock’.Spanish (Perrón): probably from an augmentative of perro ‘dog’.Italian: shortened form of Perrone.

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

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Name Distribution of Perron Families

  • Number of Perron families
     65 - 127
     22 - 64
     1 - 21
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Perron families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Perron families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Perron Family Origin

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Perron Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Perron

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Perron Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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