Perkin Family History

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Perkin Name Meaning

English: variant of Parkin. Probably an Americanized form of Swiss German Bürgin (see Burgy).

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

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Perkin Family Origin

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Perkin Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farming

    4%

In 1880, the most common Perkin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Perkin's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Perkin family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perkin.

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Perkin Historical Records

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Perkin Life Expectancy

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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