Peryea Family History

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Peryea Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Perrier.

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

Similar surnames: Duryea, Belyea, Prue, Elyea, Pryer, Bouyea, Pereyra, Relyea, Puryear

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Peryea Family Origin

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Peryea Family Occupations

What did your Peryea ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Peryea. The most common Peryea occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Peryea's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Peryea family was Keeps House.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeps House


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

Peryea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 800 census records available for the last name Peryea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peryea 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 15 immigration records available for the last name Peryea. 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 128 military records available for the last name Peryea. For the veterans among your Peryea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peryea Life Expectancy

What is the average Peryea lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Peryea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Peryea in 1963 was 76, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peryea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peryea 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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