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Pereida Name Meaning

Spanish: possibly a variant of Portugese and Galician Pereira, or a confusion between Pereda and Pereira. The name in this form is not found in Spain but only in Mexico and South America.

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


Similar surnames: Pereda, Pereira, Perera, Perreira, Perea, Pereyra, Hermida, Pineda

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Where is the Pereida family from?

You can see how Pereida families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pereida family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Pereida families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Pereida families living in Texas. This was 100% of all the recorded Pereida's in USA. Texas had the highest population of Pereida families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pereida surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pereida ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pereida. 43% of Pereida men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Pereida women worked as a Servant. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    43%
  • Salesman
    29%
  • Truck Driver
    29%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Servant
    100%
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Census Records

There are 844 census records available for the last name Pereida. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pereida census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 355 immigration records available for the last name Pereida. 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 Cards

There are 115 military records available for the last name Pereida. For the veterans among your Pereida ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pereida lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Pereida life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Pereida in 1962 was 81, and 69 in 2004.

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