Perret Family History

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Perret Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of the personal name P(i)erre, French form of Peter. English (Bristol): variant of Parrott

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


Similar surnames: Perrot, Perrin, Perron, Perel, Perrett, Perrell, Petre, Garret

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Perret Family Origin

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Perret Family Occupations

What did your Perret ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perret. The most common Perret occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Perret's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Perret family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeps House

    6%

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

Perret Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Perret Life Expectancy

What is the average Perret lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Perret life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Perret in 1960 was 58, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perret

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perret 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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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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