Perz Family History

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Perz Name Meaning

German (also Pertz): from a southern German pet form of the personal name Berthold.

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


Similar surnames: Petz, Perl, Perk, Pero, Pere, Herb, Bern, Peru, Peri, Gerl

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Perz Family Origin

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Perz Family Occupations

What did your Perz ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Perz occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Perz's were Farmers. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Perz. A less common occupation for the Perz family was Marble Cutter.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Marble Cutter

    25%

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

Perz Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Perz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perz 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 Perz

Passenger List

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

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Perz Life Expectancy

What is the average Perz lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Perz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Perz in 1954 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perz

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perz 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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