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Where is the Perkey family from?
You can see how Perkey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Perkey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Perkey families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 11 Perkey families living in Virginia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Perkey's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Perkey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Perkey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Perkey. 28% of Perkey men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Perkey women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perkey were Salesman and House Keeper.