Perron Family History

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Perron Name Meaning

southern French: from a southern pet form of the personal name Pierre, French form of Peter. This name is also established in England, taken there by the Huguenots. French: habitational name from places in Côte d’Or, Manche, Jura, and Mayenne named Perron or Le Perron, from pierre ‘stone’, ‘rock’. Spanish (Perrón): probably from an augmentative of perro ‘dog’. Italian: shortened form of Perrone.

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

Similar surnames: Peron, Person, Pierron, Perrin, Perro, Perrot, Pero, Ferron, Petro

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Perron Family Origin

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Perron Family Occupations

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In 1921, Cultivateur and Mnagre were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Perron. 23% of Perron men worked as a Cultivateur and 18% of Perron women worked as a Mnagre. Some less common occupations for Americans named Perron were Farmer and Cultivateur

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Journalier
  • Fils De Cultivateur
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Mnagre
  • Servante
  • Couturire
  • Cultivateur

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

Perron Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Perron. For the veterans among your Perron ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Perron Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Perron life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1959. The average life expectancy for Perron in 1941 was 31, and 73 in 2004.

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