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Peron Family History

Peron Name Meaning

Southern French: from a pet form of a personal name, a French form of Peter. Italian: from an augmentative of the personal name Pero. Spanish (Perón): possibly from a pet form of the personal name Pedro or a Castilianized form of Catalan Peró (see Pero).

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


Similar surnames: Pero, Perron, Person, Heron, Perin, Perona, Persyn, Perot, Geron

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Where is the Peron family from?

You can see how Peron families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peron family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Peron families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 35 Peron families living in Quebec. This was about 56% of all the recorded Peron's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Peron families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peron surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Peron ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Peron. 34% of Peron men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Journalier
    27%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Teamster
    14%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Peron. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peron 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Peron. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Peron. For the veterans among your Peron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Peron lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Peron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Peron in 1959 was 54, and 74 in 2004.

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