Pere Name Meaning

Southern French (Péré): topographic name from a variant of périer ‘pear tree’. Catalan: from the personal name Pere, Catalan equivalent of Peter. English: variant of Pear 1. Hungarian: from the old secular personal name Pere, Pöre.

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


Similar surnames: Pero, Petre, Peres, Perel, Peri, Perk, Gere, Perez, Pee, Pete

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Pere Family Origin

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Pere Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    18%
  • Miner

    18%
  • Agent Real Estate

    9%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pere. The most common Pere occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Pere's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pere family was Agent Real Estate.

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Pere Historical Records

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Pere Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Pere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pere in 1951 was 34, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pere

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