Perrill Family History

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Perrill Name Meaning

Irish: variant of English Parrill. This surname has been found in counties Clare and Wexford since the 16th century.

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


Similar surnames: Terrill, Purtill, Ferrill, Herrell, Terrell, Verrill, Merrell

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Perrill Family Origin

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Perrill Family Occupations

What did your Perrill ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Perrill. 33% of Perrill men worked as a Farmer and 30% of Perrill women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perrill were Teacher and Secretary

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Fireman
    8%
  • Teacher
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    30%
  • Teacher
    30%
  • Waitress
    20%
  • Secretary
    20%

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

Perrill Historical Records

What Perrill family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Perrill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Perrill 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 305 immigration records available for the last name Perrill. 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 408 military records available for the last name Perrill. For the veterans among your Perrill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perrill Life Expectancy

What is the average Perrill lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Perrill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Perrill in 1963 was 76, and 71 in 2004.

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