Perel Family History

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Perel Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish perl ‘pearl’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish female personal name Perl ‘pearl’. French (Pérel): from a pet form of the personal name Pierre, French form of Peter.

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

Similar surnames: Perl, Pere, Peel, Peres, Perez, Merl, Perrell, Hegel, Perkel, Prem

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Perel Family Origin

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Perel Family Occupations

What did your Perel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Perel. 23% of Perel men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer

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

Perel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Perel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Perel. 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 178 military records available for the last name Perel. For the veterans among your Perel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perel Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Perel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Perel in 1961 was 77, and 61 in 2004.

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