Perryman Family History

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Perryman Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): elaborated form of Perry.

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


Similar surnames: Merriman, Berryman, Periman, Ferryman, Perelman, Prettyman, Merryman

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Perryman Family Origin

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Perryman Family Occupations

What did your Perryman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Perryman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 51% of Perryman's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Perryman family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perryman.

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  • Farmer

    51%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Perryman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Perryman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perryman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Perryman

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Perryman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Perryman. For the veterans among your Perryman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perryman Life Expectancy

What is the average Perryman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Perryman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Perryman in 1951 was 33, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perryman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perryman 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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