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Perkes Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): variant spelling of Perks. Jewish (from Ukraine): metronymic from the Yiddish name Perke (a pet form of the female personal name Perl ‘pearl’; see Perel 3) + the Yiddish possessive suffix -s.

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


Similar surnames: Merkes, Berkes, Peres, Heikes, Perel, Porges, Berke, Hermes, Perkel

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Perkes Family Occupations

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  • Capt.

    100%

In 1881, the most common Perkes occupation in Canada was Capt.. 100% of Perkes's were Capt.s.

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