Perata Family History

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Perata Name Meaning

Southern Italian: according to Caracausi, a variant of Peralta.

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

Similar surnames: Certa, Prata, Prada, Peraza, Peralta, Porta, Pera, Perona, Arata

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Perata Family Origin

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Perata Family Occupations

What did your Perata ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Perata occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 33% of Perata's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer and Fruitier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Perata. A less common occupation for the Perata family was Gardener.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Fruitier

  • Gardener


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Perata ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Perata Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Perata. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perata census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Perata. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Perata. For the veterans among your Perata ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perata Life Expectancy

What is the average Perata lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Perata life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Perata in 1952 was 52, and 95 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perata 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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