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Pershall Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Perschall, a variant of Parschall (see Parshall).

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


Similar surnames: Parshall, Shall, Gutshall, Pursell, Pershing, Piersall, Marshall

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Pershall Family Origin

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Pershall Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Grocer

    13%
  • Dress Maker

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pershall family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Grocer and Dress Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pershall. The most common Pershall occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Pershall's were Farmers.

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Pershall Historical Records

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Pershall Life Expectancy

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