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Perrelli Name Meaning

Italian: patronymic or plural form of Perrello a pet form of the personal name Perro .

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


Similar surnames: Petrelli, Perrella, Perelli, Perrell, Perretti, Ferrelli, Perriello

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Where is the Perrelli family from?

You can see how Perrelli families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Perrelli family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Perrelli families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Perrelli families living in New Jersey. This was about 31% of all the recorded Perrelli's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Perrelli families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Perrelli surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Perrelli ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Perrelli. 58% of Perrelli men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Perrelli women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perrelli were Baker and Pants Operator. .

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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

  • Laborer
    58%
  • Presser
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    16%
  • Baker
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Operator
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Pants Operator
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Perrelli. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perrelli 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 506 immigration records available for the last name Perrelli. 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 477 military records available for the last name Perrelli. For the veterans among your Perrelli ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Perrelli lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Perrelli life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Perrelli in 1954 was 57, and 78 in 2004.

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