Perkel Family History

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Perkel Name Meaning

Jewish (from Ukraine): metonymic occupational name for a draper, from Yiddish perkel ‘calico’, ‘muslin’.

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


Similar surnames: Perkes, Perel, Pickel, Berke, Ermel, Kerker, Jekel, Turkel, Berkel

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Perkel Family Origin

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Perkel Family Occupations

What did your Perkel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer and Prof. Of Music were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Perkel. The most common Perkel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Perkel's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Prof. Of Music

    33%

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

Perkel Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Perkel Life Expectancy

What is the average Perkel lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Perkel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Perkel in 1963 was 72, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perkel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perkel 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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