Perrill Family History

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Perrill Name Meaning

Irish: variant of English Parrill. This surname has been found in counties Clare and Wexford since the 16th century.

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

Similar surnames: Terrill, Purtill, Ferrill, Herrell, Terrell, Verrill, Merrell

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Perrill Family Origin

Where is the Perrill family from?

Perrill Family Occupations

What did your Perrill ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perrill. A less common occupation for the Perrill family was Farm Hand. The most common Perrill occupation in the USA was Farmer. 64% of Perrill's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Druggist

  • Farm Hand


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

Perrill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Perrill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perrill 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 305 immigration records available for the last name Perrill. 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 408 military records available for the last name Perrill. For the veterans among your Perrill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perrill Life Expectancy

What is the average Perrill lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Perrill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Perrill in 1963 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perrill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perrill 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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