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Persian Family History

Persian Name Meaning

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

2,946 Historical Documents with Persian on Ancestry.com
565 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
403 Military Records
100 Immigration Records
699 Census and Voter Lists
1,179 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Persian Families

  • Number of Persian families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Persian families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Persian last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Persian census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Persian Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Persian families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Persian Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Persian

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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.

The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Persian Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Persian census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Persian ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Military Service by Persian

Did the Persians fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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