Perlow Family History

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Perlow Name Meaning

Jewish (from Belarus): Polish or German spelling of Perlov, a metronymic from the female personal name Perl ‘pearl’.

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

Similar surnames: Perlin, Perl, Person, Parlow, Peglow, Peplow, Pelot, Orlow, Pellow

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Perlow Family Origin

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Perlow Family Occupations

What did your Perlow ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Perlow occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Perlow's were Laborers. Laborer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Perlow.

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  • Laborer

  • Labourer


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

Perlow Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Perlow. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perlow census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 790 immigration records available for the last name Perlow. 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 303 military records available for the last name Perlow. For the veterans among your Perlow ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perlow Life Expectancy

What is the average Perlow lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Perlow life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Perlow in 1962 was 70, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perlow 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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