Perin Family History

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Perin Name Meaning

Italian: from a pet form of the personal name Pero. French (Périn): variant of Perrin.

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


Similar surnames: Peron, Perino, Perrin, Merin, Peri, Persin, Perlin, Perini, Peris

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Perin Family Origin

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Perin Family Occupations

What did your Perin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Perin family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perin. The most common Perin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Perin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Perin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Perin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perin 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Perin. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Perin. For the veterans among your Perin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perin Life Expectancy

What is the average Perin lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Perin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Perin in 1952 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perin 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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