Perot Family History

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Perot Name Meaning

French (Pérot): from the personal name P(i)errot, a pet form of Pierre (see Peter).

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

Similar surnames: Perrot, Peron, Pero, Perron, Person, Pelot, Peet, Petro, Bernot

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Perot Family Origin

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Perot Family Occupations

What did your Perot ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Perot occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Perot's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Perot family was Laborer. Farmer, Farm Labor and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perot.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Labor

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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

Perot Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Perot. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perot 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 953 immigration records available for the last name Perot. 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 456 military records available for the last name Perot. For the veterans among your Perot ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perot Life Expectancy

What is the average Perot lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Perot life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Perot in 1956 was 51, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perot

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perot 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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