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Peruski Family History

Peruski Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. It is not a Polish name.

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


Similar surnames: Pruski, Bruski, Moraski, Kempski, Krupski, Ploski, Prusak, Demski

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Where is the Peruski family from?

You can see how Peruski families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peruski family name was found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 10 Peruski families living in Michigan. This was about 40% of all the recorded Peruski's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Peruski families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peruski surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Peruski ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Peruski. 61% of Peruski men worked as a Farmer and 55% of Peruski women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peruski were Farm Laborer and Farmer. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    61%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Laborer Farm
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    55%
  • Housewife
    28%
  • Farmer
    19%
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What Peruski family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 409 census records available for the last name Peruski. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peruski census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 19 immigration records available for the last name Peruski. 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 Cards

There are 38 military records available for the last name Peruski. For the veterans among your Peruski ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Peruski lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Peruski life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Peruski in 1965 was 83, and 86 in 2004.

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