Perrigo Family History

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Perrigo Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Périgord (see Perigo, Pedigo).

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


Similar surnames: Perigo, Pherigo, Pedigo, Perrin, Perrino, Perrien, Petrino, Perrine

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Perrigo Family Origin

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Perrigo Family Occupations

What did your Perrigo ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Perrigo occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Perrigo's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Perrigo family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perrigo.

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Perrigo Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Perrigo Life Expectancy

What is the average Perrigo lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Perrigo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Perrigo in 1948 was 30, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perrigo

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perrigo 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.

Famous Perrigo Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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