Perr Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Parr. Jewish (American): shortened form of some Ashkenazic surname such as Perelman and Perlstein.

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

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Perr Family Origin

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Perr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Farming

    17%
  • Keeps Hotel

    17%
  • Painter

    17%

In 1880, the most common Perr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Perr's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Perr family was Painter. Farmer, Farming and Keeps Hotel were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perr.

Source: Census data for Perr | Data not to scale

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Perr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Perr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Perr in 1963 was 81, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perr

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