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Perno Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Perno, either a masculine form of Perna or from the old Germanic personal name Berno.

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

Similar surnames: Pero, Perko, Perna, Perro, Perino, Berto, Heino, Bern, Berko, Pino

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Where is the Perno family from?

You can see how Perno families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Perno family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Perno families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Perno families living in Vermont. This was 100% of all the recorded Perno's in the USA. Vermont had the highest population of Perno families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Perno surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Perno ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Perno. 50% of Perno men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Perno women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perno were New Worker and Bookkeeper.

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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
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
  • Finisher
  • New Worker
  • Bookkeeper
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What Perno family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Perno. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perno 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 408 immigration records available for the last name Perno. 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 379 military records available for the last name Perno. For the veterans among your Perno ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Perno lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Perno life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Perno in 1962 was 78, and 77 in 2004.

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