History of your Surname
Get access to Perrino family records.Start a free trial

Perrino Family History

Perrino Name Meaning

Italian: from a pet form of the personal name Perro . Galician (Perriño): probably a variant of Portuguese Perrinho a habitational name from Vila Cova do Perrinho in Portugal.

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


Similar surnames: Perino, Petrino, Perron, Perrin, Gerbino, Perlin, Perin, Pellino

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Perrino family from?

You can see how Perrino families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Perrino family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Perrino families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Perrino family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Perrino's in USA. New York had the highest population of Perrino families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Perrino surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Perrino ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Presser were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Perrino. 35% of Perrino men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Perrino women worked as a Presser. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perrino were Miner and Housework. .

View Census Data for Perrino | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Bartender
    6%
  • Miner
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Presser
    15%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Housework
    10%
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Perrino family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Perrino. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perrino census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Perrino

Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Perrino. 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.

View all Perrino immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 725 military records available for the last name Perrino. For the veterans among your Perrino ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Perrino military records

You've only scratched the surface of Perrino family history

Discover More

What is the average Perrino lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Perrino life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Perrino in 1940 was 68, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perrino

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Perrino family tree

Explore Your Tree
Search for another surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial