Pereyra Family History

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Pereyra Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: variant spelling of Pereira.

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

Similar surnames: Perera, Pereira, Ferreyra, Pereida, Perreira, Freyre, Beretta, Peryea

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Pereyra Family Origin

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Pereyra Family Occupations

What did your Pereyra ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pereyra occupation in the USA was Cigar Store. 100% of Pereyra's were Cigar Stores.

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  • Cigar Store


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

Pereyra Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Pereyra. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pereyra 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Pereyra. 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 121 military records available for the last name Pereyra. For the veterans among your Pereyra ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pereyra Life Expectancy

What is the average Pereyra lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Pereyra life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Pereyra in 1959 was 63, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pereyra

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pereyra 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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