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Perham Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places (for example those in Suffolk and Sussex now called Parham), originally named with the Old English elements peru ‘pear’ + ham ‘homestead’.

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

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Perham Family Origin

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Perham Family Occupations

What did your Perham ancestors do for a living?

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

In 1880, the most common Perham occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Perham's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perham. A less common occupation for the Perham family was Farm Laborer.

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Perham Historical Records

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Perham Life Expectancy

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