Peris Family History

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Peris Name Meaning

Catalan: patronymic from the Catalan personal name Pere, Catalan equivalent of Peter (compare Perez). Greek: variant of Perris.

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


Similar surnames: Peres, Peri, Perris, Paris, Pere, Perin, Duris, Ris, Pieri, Berns

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Peris Family Origin

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Peris Family Occupations

What did your Peris ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Peris. 23% of Peris men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Peris women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peris were Car Inspector and Sewing

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Miner
    23%
  • Auditor
    12%
  • Car Inspector
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housewife
    34%
  • Roomer
    34%
  • Sewing
    34%

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

Peris Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Peris. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peris 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 Peris. 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 427 military records available for the last name Peris. For the veterans among your Peris ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peris Life Expectancy

What is the average Peris lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Peris life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Peris in 1963 was 68, and 85 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peris

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peris 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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