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Perras Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a stony place or near an obvious pile of stones, from a derivative of pierre ‘rock’, meaning ‘pile of stones’.

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


Similar surnames: Petras, Perry, Parras, Perrie, Perron, Verran, Porras, Terres, Perra

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Perras Family Origin

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Perras Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Perras occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Perras's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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Perras Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Perras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perras 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Perras. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Perras. For the veterans among your Perras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perras Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Perras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Perras in 1954 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perras 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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