Perdue Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

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


Similar surnames: Prue, Parde, Pere, Perrie, Brue, Pardue, Verdun, Jerue, Purdue

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Perdue Family Origin

Where is the Perdue family from?

Perdue Family Occupations

What did your Perdue ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perdue. 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.

View Census data for Perdue | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    56%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Perdue Historical Records

What Perdue family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Perdue

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Perdue. 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.

View all Perdue immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Perdue military records

You've only scratched the surface of Perdue family history.

Perdue Life Expectancy

What is the average Perdue lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Perdue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Perdue in 1940 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perdue

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perdue 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.

Famous Perdue Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Look up another name