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Perloff Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): westernized form of Perlov .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Medoff, Turoff, Stoloff, Boroff, Beloff, Perlow, Orloff, Petroff

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Where is the Perloff family from?

You can see how Perloff families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Perloff family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 7 Perloff families living in New York. This was about 28% of all the recorded Perloff's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Perloff families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Perloff surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Perloff ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Perloff. 21% of Perloff men worked as a Salesman and 34% of Perloff women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perloff were Owner and Clerk. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Proprietor
  • Manager
  • Owner

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Teacher
  • Operator
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 704 census records available for the last name Perloff. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perloff census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 402 immigration records available for the last name Perloff. 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 Cards

There are 155 military records available for the last name Perloff. For the veterans among your Perloff ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Perloff lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Perloff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Perloff in 1957 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

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