Perras Family History

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Perras Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a stony place or near an obvious pile of stones, from a derivative of pierre ‘rock’, meaning ‘pile of stones’.

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


Similar surnames: Petras, Perry, Parras, Perrie, Perron, Verran, Porras, Terres, Perra

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Perras Family Origin

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Perras Family Occupations

What did your Perras ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Couturire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Perras. 16% of Perras men worked as a Cultivateur and 11% of Perras women worked as a Couturire. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perras were Comptable and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    16%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Journalier
    13%
  • Comptable
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Couturire
    11%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Comptable
    7%
  • Domestic
    7%

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

Perras Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Perras. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perras 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 Perras. 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 939 military records available for the last name Perras. For the veterans among your Perras ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perras Life Expectancy

What is the average Perras lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Perras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Perras in 1954 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

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