Perren Family History

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Perren Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Perrin.

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

Similar surnames: Ferren, Perrien, Merren, Perret, Perrin, Petre, Marren, Perrine, Pere

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Perren Family Origin

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Perren Family Occupations

What did your Perren ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perren. A less common occupation for the Perren family was Baker. The most common Perren occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Perren's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Keeping House

  • Baker


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

Perren Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Perren. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perren 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 Perren. 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 738 military records available for the last name Perren. For the veterans among your Perren ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perren Life Expectancy

What is the average Perren lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Perren life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Perren in 1963 was 88, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perren

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perren 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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