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Perio Family History

Perio Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Pero, Perko, Perro, Peri, Serio, Peris, Perno, Perin, Cerio, Nerio

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Where is the Perio family from?

You can see how Perio families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Perio family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Perio families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Perio family living in Illinois. This was 100% of all the recorded Perio's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Perio families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Perio surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Perio ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Perio. .

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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
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Census Records

There are 401 census records available for the last name Perio. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perio 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 162 immigration records available for the last name Perio. 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 50 military records available for the last name Perio. For the veterans among your Perio ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Perio lifespan?

Between 1975 and 2002, in the United States, Perio life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Perio in 1975 was 78, and 75 in 2002.

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