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Perrota Family History

Perrota Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Perrot, Perrotta, Perrott, Parrott, Perron, Perro, Parrot, Pergola

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Where is the Perrota family from?

You can see how Perrota families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Perrota family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Perrota families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 3 Perrota families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Perrota's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Perrota families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Perrota surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Perrota ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Perrota. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    100%
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What Perrota family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 252 census records available for the last name Perrota. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perrota census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 129 immigration records available for the last name Perrota. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 17 military records available for the last name Perrota. For the veterans among your Perrota ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Perrota lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2001, in the United States, Perrota life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Perrota in 1967 was 92, and 78 in 2001.

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