Perko Family History

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Perko Name Meaning

Slovenian and Croatian: from an old pet form of the personal name Peter (Slovenian) or Petar (Croatian). Slovenian: from an old pet form of the personal name Bernard. Replacement of initial B- with P- is quite common in Slovenian names. Finnish: topographic name from perkiö ‘meadow’, ‘cleared field’. This name is found mainly in southwestern Finland.

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

Similar surnames: Pero, Berko, Perk, Perno, Ferko, Petko, Marko, Perro, Pere, Barko

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Perko Family Origin

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Perko Family Occupations

What did your Perko ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Butcher was the top reported job for people in the CA named Perko. 25% of Perko men worked as a Butcher

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Butcher
  • Miner
  • Rancher
  • Watch Repairer

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

Perko Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Perko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perko 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 Perko. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Perko. For the veterans among your Perko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perko Life Expectancy

What is the average Perko lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Perko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Perko in 1948 was 47, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perko

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Perko 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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