Perez Name Meaning

Spanish (Pérez) and Jewish (Sephardic): patronymic from the personal name Pedro, Spanish equivalent of Peter. Jewish: variant of Peretz.

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


Similar surnames: Peres, Pere, Perel, Peris, Pires, Velez, Pero, Pee, Petre, Jerez

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Perez Family Origin

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Perez Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Perez family was Farm Laborer. The most common Perez occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Perez's were Laborers. Laborer, Cigar Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perez.

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  • Laborer

    24%
  • Cigar Maker

    6%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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Perez Historical Records

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Perez Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Perez life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Perez in 1940 was 41, and 69 in 2004.

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