Pera Name Meaning

Catalan and Portuguese: habitational name from La Pera, a town in Girona province, Catalonia, or from any of various places called Pera in Portugal, from Latin Petra ‘stone’. Italian: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of pears, from pera ‘pear’.

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

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Pera Family Origin

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Pera Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Carpenter

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pera family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pera. The most common Pera occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Pera's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Pera | Data not to scale

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Pera Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Pera life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Pera in 1961 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pera

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