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Where is the Perkins family from?
You can see how Perkins families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Perkins family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Perkins families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 349 Perkins families living in New York. This was about 14% of all the recorded Perkins's in USA. New York had the highest population of Perkins families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Perkins surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Perkins. 17% of Perkins men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Perkins women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perkins were Truck Driver and Teacher. .