Peres Name Meaning

Portuguese: patronymic from the personal name Pedro (see Peter). Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): variant of Perez 2. English: variant of Pierce. Possibly also Hungarian: occupational name from peres ‘procurator’, ‘advocate’ (from per ‘trial’).

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

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Peres Family Origin

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Peres Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Shepherd

    7%

In 1880, the most common Peres occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Peres's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peres. A less common occupation for the Peres family was Shepherd.

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Peres Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, Peres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Peres in 1957 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peres

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