Persyn Family History

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Persyn Name Meaning

Dutch: from a pet form of the personal name Perceval (see Percival), or from a French pet form (in -ecin) of the personal name Pierre, French form of Peter.

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

Similar surnames: Person, Persin, Peron, Perron, Perrin, Perman, Merson, Pierson, Perin

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Persyn Family Origin

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Persyn Family Occupations

What did your Persyn ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Persyn. 28% of Persyn men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Persyn women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Persyn were Machinist and Heel Coverer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Helper
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
  • Beauty Operator
  • Cashier
  • Heel Coverer

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

Persyn Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 841 census records available for the last name Persyn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Persyn 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 367 immigration records available for the last name Persyn. 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 184 military records available for the last name Persyn. For the veterans among your Persyn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Persyn Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Persyn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Persyn in 1943 was 25, and 91 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Persyn ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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