Perrine Family History

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Perrine Name Meaning

Variant of French or English Perrin.

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

Similar surnames: Perrin, Perrins, Perrien, Perin, Perren, Herrin, Berdine, Merring

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Perrine Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Perrine name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Perrine. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Korea & Northern China


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Perrine Family Origin

Where is the Perrine family from?

Perrine Family Occupations

What did your Perrine ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Perrine family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perrine. The most common Perrine occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Perrine's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Perrine Historical Records

What Perrine family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Perrine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perrine 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Perrine. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Perrine. For the veterans among your Perrine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perrine Life Expectancy

What is the average Perrine lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Perrine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Perrine in 1945 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perrine

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perrine 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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