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Petrone Family History

Petrone Name Meaning

Italian: from an augmentative of the personal name Pietro .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pitrone, Perrone, Cetrone, Pedroni, Patrone, Petrino, Perron, Petro

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Where is the Petrone family from?

You can see how Petrone families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Petrone family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Petrone families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Petrone families living in Minnesota. This was about 80% of all the recorded Petrone's in USA. Minnesota had the highest population of Petrone families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Petrone surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Petrone ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Petrone. 14% of Petrone men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Petrone women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Petrone were Tailor and Machine Operator. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Barber
  • Clerk
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
  • Operator
  • Housewife
  • Machine Operator
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What Petrone family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Petrone. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Petrone 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Petrone. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Petrone. For the veterans among your Petrone ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Petrone lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Petrone life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Petrone in 1952 was 26, and 74 in 2004.

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