Perrien Family History

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Perrien Name Meaning

Probably a variant of French or English Perrin.

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


Similar surnames: Perrin, Perren, Perrier, Perrine, Herrin, Perret, Perkin, Perin

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Perrien Family Origin

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Perrien Family Occupations

What did your Perrien ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Perrien family was Ship Timberman. Keeps House and Prop. Of Flour Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Perrien. The most common Perrien occupation in the USA was Keeps House. 33% of Perrien's were Keeps Houses.

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  • Keeps House

    33%
  • Prop. Of Flour Mill

    33%
  • Ship Timberman

    33%

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

Perrien Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Perrien Life Expectancy

What is the average Perrien lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Perrien life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Perrien in 1962 was 82, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perrien

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perrien 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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