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Perich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Croatian and Serbian Perić Slovenian Perič (see Peric ). Catalan: variant of Peric .

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


Similar surnames: Petric, Peris, Gerich, Burich, Perlich, Petrich, Pech, Pesch, Perpich

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Where is the Perich family from?

You can see how Perich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Perich family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Perich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 4 Perich families living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Perich's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Perich families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Perich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Perich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Perich. 31% of Perich men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Perich women worked as a Stenographer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Miner
    17%
  • Elevator Operator
    7%
  • Farm Hand
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Perich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perich census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Perich. 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 Cards

There are 604 military records available for the last name Perich. For the veterans among your Perich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Perich lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Perich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Perich in 1955 was 62, and 75 in 2004.

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