Perron Family History

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Perron Name Meaning

southern French: from a southern pet form of the personal name Pierre, French form of Peter. This name is also established in England, taken there by the Huguenots. French: habitational name from places in Côte d’Or, Manche, Jura, and Mayenne named Perron or Le Perron, from pierre ‘stone’, ‘rock’. Spanish (Perrón): probably from an augmentative of perro ‘dog’. Italian: shortened form of Perrone.

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


Similar surnames: Peron, Person, Pierron, Perrin, Perro, Perrot, Pero, Ferron, Petro

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Perron Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Perron name?

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

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  • France

    38%

  • England & Wales

    24%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

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Perron Family Origin

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Perron Family Occupations

What did your Perron ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Perron family was Carpenter. The most common Perron occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Perron's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perron.

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Perron Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 77,000 census records available for the last name Perron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perron 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Perron. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Perron. For the veterans among your Perron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perron Life Expectancy

What is the average Perron lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Perron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Perron in 1941 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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