Perretti Family History

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Perretti Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic from a pet form of the personal name Perro.

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

Similar surnames: Peretti, Perretta, Pedretti, Perrelli, Perrotta, Perrotto, Perrotti

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Perretti Family Origin

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Perretti Family Occupations

What did your Perretti ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, fruit Dealer and M.D. were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Perretti. The most common Perretti occupation in the USA was Fruit Dealer. 50% of Perretti's were Fruit Dealers.

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  • Fruit Dealer

  • M.D.


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Perretti Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Perretti. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perretti 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 480 immigration records available for the last name Perretti. 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 367 military records available for the last name Perretti. For the veterans among your Perretti ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perretti Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Perretti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Perretti in 1950 was 43, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perretti

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perretti 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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