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Perkes Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): variant spelling of Perks. Jewish (from Ukraine): metronymic from the Yiddish name Perke (a pet form of the female personal name Perl ‘pearl’; see Perel 3) + the Yiddish possessive suffix -s.

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

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Perkes Family Origin

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Perkes Family Occupations

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  • Brass Worker

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Farms

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%

In 1880, Brass Worker, Farmer and Farms were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perkes. The most common Perkes occupation in the USA was Brass Worker. 17% of Perkes's were Brass Workers. A less common occupation for the Perkes family was Laborer.

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Perkes Life Expectancy

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