Perrier Family History

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Perrier Name Meaning

French and English: occupational name for a quarryman, from Old French perrier, an agent derivative of pierre ‘stone’, ‘rock’. English: topographic name for someone who lived by a pear tree, from Middle English perie ‘pear tree’ + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Perrie, Ferrier, Carrier, Berrier, Verrier, Verdier, Harrier, Poirier

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Perrier Family Origin

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Perrier Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    35%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • School

    8%
  • Farmer Son

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Perrier family was Farmer Son. Cultivateur, Farmer and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Perrier. The most common Perrier occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 35% of Perrier's were Cultivateurs.

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Perrier Historical Records

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Perrier Life Expectancy

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