Pernice Family History

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Pernice Name Meaning

Southern Italian: nickname from pernice ‘partridge’.

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

Similar surnames: Pernick, Pesce, Dentice, Perlich, Persico, Bernick, Pertile, Penne

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Pernice Family Origin

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Pernice Family Occupations

What did your Pernice ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter and Confectionary were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pernice. A less common occupation for the Pernice family was Farmer. The most common Pernice occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Pernice's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

  • Confectionary

  • Farmer


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Pernice Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Pernice. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pernice 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Pernice. 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 586 military records available for the last name Pernice. For the veterans among your Pernice ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pernice Life Expectancy

What is the average Pernice lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Pernice life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Pernice in 1950 was 37, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pernice

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pernice 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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