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Perel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish perl ‘pearl’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Perl ‘pearl’. French (Pérel): from a pet form of the personal name Pierre, French form of Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Perl, Pere, Peel, Peres, Perez, Merl, Perrell, Hegel, Perkel, Prem

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Perel Family Origin

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Perel Family Occupations

What did your Perel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Perel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Perel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Perel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Perel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perel 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 Perel. 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 Perel. For the veterans among your Perel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perel Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Perel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Perel in 1961 was 77, and 61 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perel 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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