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Perkovich Name Meaning

Americanized form of Croatian and Serbian Perković Slovenian Perkovič (see Perkovic ). Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Perke (see Perkes ).

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


Similar surnames: Berkovich, Perovich, Markovich, Petkovich, Yurkovich, Ratkovich

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Where is the Perkovich family from?

You can see how Perkovich families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Perkovich family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Perkovich families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 13 Perkovich families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 22% of all the recorded Perkovich's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Perkovich families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Perkovich surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Perkovich ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Salesgirl were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Perkovich. 57% of Perkovich men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Perkovich women worked as a Salesgirl. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perkovich were Farmer and New Worker. .

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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
    57%
  • Miner
    17%
  • New Worker
    9%
  • Farmer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Salesgirl
    34%
  • Clerk
    34%
  • New Worker
    34%
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Census Records

There are 951 census records available for the last name Perkovich. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perkovich 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 187 immigration records available for the last name Perkovich. 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 534 military records available for the last name Perkovich. For the veterans among your Perkovich ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Perkovich lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Perkovich life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Perkovich in 1946 was 31, and 84 in 2004.

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