Perks Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): patronymic from Park 2.

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


Similar surnames: Parks, Perkes, Peres, Pinks, Parke, Perk, Peris, Berks, Perkins

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Perks Family Origin

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Perks Family Occupations

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  • Clerk

    14%
  • Doctor

    14%
  • Farm Labourer

    14%
  • Frute Dealer

    14%

In 1881, the most common Perks occupation in Canada was Clerk. 14% of Perks's were Clerks. Clerk, Doctor and Farm Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perks. A less common occupation for the Perks family was Frute Dealer.

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Perks Historical Records

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Perks Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Perks life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Perks in 1961 was 58, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Perks

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