Perea Family History

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Perea Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the places in southern Spain (Alacant, Ciudad Real, Jaen, Badajoz, and Cadiz) named Perea.

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

Similar surnames: Perna, Perra, Pereda, Pera, Morea, Penna, Peres, Perez, Pere, Perla

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Perea Family Origin

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Perea Family Occupations

What did your Perea ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Perea. 31% of Perea men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Perea women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perea were Labor and Housework

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • New Worker
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Farmer
  • Housework

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

Perea Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Perea. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perea 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Perea. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Perea. For the veterans among your Perea ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perea Life Expectancy

What is the average Perea lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Perea life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Perea in 1943 was 26, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perea

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perea 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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