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Perdue Name Meaning

English and Irish: from Old French par Dieu ‘by God’, which was adopted in Middle English in a variety of more or less heavily altered forms. The surname represents a nickname from a favorite oath. According to MacLysaght, the surname in Ireland belonged to a French Protestant family who settled in County Cork.

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

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Perdue Family Origin

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Perdue Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Perdue family was Keeping House. The most common Perdue occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Perdue's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perdue.

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Perdue Life Expectancy

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