Perle Family History

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Perle Name Meaning

Variant of Pearl. German: from the French name Perlet.

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


Similar surnames: Perl, Pelle, Pere, Merle, Perla, Werle, Erle, Ergle, Mele, Pohle

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Perle Family Origin

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Perle Family Occupations

What did your Perle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Perle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Perle's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Perle family was Keeping House. Farmer, Dealer In Fancy Goods and Gravel Roofer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perle.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Dealer In Fancy Goods

    13%
  • Gravel Roofer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

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

Perle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Perle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perle census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Perle

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Perle. 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 Perle. For the veterans among your Perle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perle Life Expectancy

What is the average Perle lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Perle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Perle in 1964 was 34, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perle 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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