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Where is the Perrin family from?
You can see how Perrin families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Perrin family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Perrin families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 36 Perrin families living in New York. This was about 18% of all the recorded Perrin's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Perrin families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Perrin surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Perrin. 16% of Perrin men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Perrin women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perrin were Truck Driver and Housekeeper.